It was a first! The Na­tion­al Steel Sym­pho­ny or­ches­tra con­duct­ed by Dr Akua Lei­th play­ing both the pres­i­den­tial fan­fare and the na­tion­al an­them at the T&T Olympic Com­mit­tee (TTOC) 24th An­nu­al Awards cer­e­mo­ny at the Ball­room Hy­att Re­gency Ho­tel, Wright­son Road, Port-of-Spain on Sat­ur­day.

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Honourable Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Shamfa Cudjoe - Photo credit: Marlon Rouse/TTOC.org

to Open TTOC 2nd Annual Advancing Women in Leadership Forum on Saturday 20th October at National Racquet Sports Centre

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Teniel Campbell

Future is Female awardee Campbell eyes Tokyo –

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Cynthia Marshall, named interim CEO of the Dallas Mavericks

Cynthia Marshall, named interim CEO of the Dallas Mavericks in the wake of a scathing article exposing the basketball organization’s culture of sexual harassment against women, is about to give a whole new meaning to the idea of March Madness.

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Raising women’s participation in the workforce can give a bigger boost to growth than previously thought (photo: Ahrens/Steinbach Projekte/fotogloria/Newscom)

Despite some progress, the gaps in labor force participation between men and women remain large. To take just one example, no advanced or middle-income economy has reduced the gender gap below 7 percentage points.

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VYTAUTAS DRANGINIS

THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) CO-HOSTED WITH THE NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE OF LITHUANIA A FORUM THAT AIMED TO FOSTER WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP IN SPORT, LAST WEEK. THE ADVANCING WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP ROLES FORUM FOR EUROPE PROVIDED A PLATFORM FOR EUROPEAN SPORTS LEADERS TO DISCUSS HOW TO IMPROVE GENDER EQUALITY IN SPORTS LEADERSHIP, AS PART OF THE IOC’S COMMITMENT TO EQUAL PARTICIPATION BY WOMEN IN SPORT MORE BROADLY.
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