Panel session on diversity in sport leadership at Play the game conference 29 November

Jacco van Sterkenburg (Media and Communication) will organise a panel session at the Play the Game conference on 29 November 2017, together with international partners and colleagues Piara Powar (Fare) and Steve Bradbury (Loughborough University).

The international conference will be held in the Netherlands (Eindhoven) for the first time. The panel session will focus on issues of diversity in sport leadership and is titled Could the Rooney Rule change the face of European sport? Diversity in sports coaching and leadership.  The session will present recent research on ethnic and gender diversity in sport leadership and suggest new initiatives like the so called Rooney Rule that could make a positive impact. More information on the conference can be found here.