NFM x Fare: On The Rise – Ethnic Minority Women & Football Calendar
19 July 2022 - 19 July 2022
12:30pm - 4:30pm
On The Rise: Ethnic Minority Women and Football is a celebration of the role and contribution of ethnic minority women in football in England and across Europe. With an afternoon of workshops, panel discussions, roundtables and networking opportunities, On The Rise is a chance to hear from the powerful women changing the game and contribute to an agenda for change.
Fare network is the global football anti-discrimination network, tackling inequality within football and using the sport to achieve social change. To celebrate the UEFA Women’s EURO tournament in England, Fare is teaming up with the National Football Museum to present On The Rise an agenda-setting event on ethnic minority women in football.
This event is entirely free of charge. Visitors will be granted free access to the Pitch Gallery on the day.
Speakers at the event include:
- Miriam Walker-Khan, journalist
- Eartha Pond, ex-player; campaigner; FA
- Anne-Marie Batson, broadcaster
- Anika Leslie-Walker, academic
- Lipa Nessa, activist and coach
- Yasmin Nessa, Saltley Stallions
- Francesca Brown, Goals4Girls
- Bree Sesay, Goal Diggers Podcast
- Hayley Bennett, Nutmegs co-founder
- Haifa Tlili, academic and activist
- Mama, Les Hijabeuses, France
- Fern Whelan, former Brighton defender; PFA
- Chloe Morgan, Crystal Palace goalkeeper
- Marisa Schlenker, Football Makes History
- Pia Mann, Discover Football, Germany