POSITIVE ROLE MODELS TO FOLLOW
Reshmin is a multilingual sports journalist working across BBC Sport, BT Sport and TalkSPORT. She is the first female Bengali sports presenter to work across the mainstream networks in the UK and aims to inspire young girls to follow their dreams.
Laura Deas is a British skeleton racer who won bronze at the Pyeongchang Olympics in 2018. She became the first Welsh woman to win a medal at the Winter Olympics. Photo by User:121a0012.
Sarah Stirk is a British television presenter appearing on Sky Sports Golf. She is also the founder of Reach, a diverse female network with a vision to see women reach their career and life goals, unhindered by inequality and traditional preconceived ideas and misconceptions.
Endurance athlete and fitness blogger Sophie Radcliffe is on a mission to get girls outdoors, believing that it is the most incredible way to challenge yourself. She set up TrailBlazers, an initiative which helps teenage girls develop the confidence to live courageously.
Julie is the former Captain of the US women’s soccer team, two times World Cup Champion and two times Olympic Champion. She is currently a reporter and analyst with ESPN, host of podcast Laugher Permitted with Julie Foudy and the Founder of JF Sports Leadership Academy.
Rosie is an English footballer who plays for Watford in the English FA Women’s Championship. Rosie was the first female footballer to sign a professional contract for West Ham. Her identical twin sister Mollie is also a footballer and together they are breaking the mould for women in football.
Eugenia is an international sports journalist and producer who is currently working on a book which tells the story of her personal experience as a female journalist in the football world. She is living and creating content to inspire people through sports.
Alison Bender is a freelance TV and radio presenter and reporter specialising in football. Alison has worked for two of the world’s biggest clubs at Chelsea TV and Real Madrid TV and a whole host of global sports channels including Sky Sports News, ITV and ESPN.
England National Women's Team star, Lucy Bronze, has gone on to have a very successful and inspiring career having collected a pair of WSL titles and trophies, multiple Champions League winners' medals, and a vast collection of individual awards.
DAME KATHERINE GRAINGER
Dame Katherine Jane Grainger, DBE, is a British rower and with five Olympic medals is Great Britain’s most decorated female Olympian. She is a 2012 Summer Olympics gold medallist, four-time Olympic silver medallist and six-time World Champion.
Lindsey is an American former World Cup alpine ski racer on the US Ski Team. She won four World Cup overall championships - one of only two female skiers to do so - with three consecutive titles in 2008, 2009, and 2010, plus another in 2012.
Chloe is an American snowboarder. At the 2018 Winter Olympics, she became the youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding gold medal when she won gold in the women’s snowboard halfpipe at 17-years-old.
Serena Williams is an American professional tennis player and former world No. 1. She has won 23 major singles titles, most by any man or woman in the Open Era. Photo by Edwin Martinez.
Michelle Griffith Robinson OLY
Michelle is an Olympian, Life Coach, Mentor and an ambassador for Women’s Aid, Diabetes UK and The Menopause Charity. Michelle is a formidable force and her natural flair with people is apparent.
Minda is a program manager, athlete, health advocate and mother. Despite her legs being paralyzed from contracting polio as a baby in India, Minda became the first female wheelchair athlete to complete the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii in 2013.
The MoCrazy Sisters are professional skiers from Utah. Jeanee was the first and only woman to represent the US at the inaugural 2012 Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria for halfpipe and has been competing on the World Cup Tour since 2014.
The MoCrazy Sisters are professional skiers from Utah. Jamie is an X-Games champion and was ranked number two in the world. After surviving a lethal ski crash and making a miraculous recovery, Jamie was able to relearn all motor skills like walking, speaking, and feeding herself.
Natalie Allport is a former Canadian team & world tour snowboarder, competitive CrossFit athlete, and lifelong creator & entrepreneur. Natalie hosts the ‘ALL IN with Natalie Allport’ podcast, and is a passionate advocate for athlete mental health.
Jess Watkins is a football Content Creator and the founder of Content Ballers, where football TikTokers go head to head in a football match. She spreads positivity through football on TikTok and inspires young girls who want to play football.
Leah is an English professional footballer and has had the honour of representing England since 2010. Most recently, Leah captained the Lionesses, and led them to an almighty victory in the UEFA Women’s Euros, a tournament set to change the Women’s’ game forever.