Currently in her eighth year of coaching, Jenn McKellar shares her passion for volunteering and why she continues to support the next generation of athletes through her involvements for National Volunteer Week.
The new LeadForward Grant will fund up to $2,000 to local, multi or provincial sport organizations to support training, education or policy development activities to advance female leadership opportunities in sport.
As leaders, everyone has the ability to foster impactful change. In light of this, the question posed to attendees at our #LevelTheField: Elevate Sport Through Gender Inclusion event was: How are you ensuring that your behaviours are helping to build a stronger sport system that seeks to make sport an inclusive and positive experience for all?
Although a lack of awareness continues to exist for para-athletes, even at the highest level of competition at the Paralympics, countless organizations across the province continue to advocate for the importance of accessibility and inclusive sport.
To increase the quality of experience and opportunities in sport and physical activity for people living with a disability, UBC's School of Kinesiology and viaSport have received federal funding to study disability inclusion in the B.C. sport sector.