SWinG webinars Volume 1: SELF-LEADERSHIP

SWinG webinar: Episode 1 with Marijke Fleuren

Who is Marijke Fleuren?

Marijke Fleuren is President of the European Hockey Federation. She is also Member of the Executive Board of the FIH (World Body) and Member of the IOC Commission ‘Women in Sport’.
She is and EHL Board Member (Champions League Hockey).

And we are delighted that she is a SWinG partner.

Webinar promises

Marijke shared her unique insights with the SWinG community.

Her promises: after the Webinar, you will know what is at stake when you want to be a leader!

Our promise: There is a lot to learn from her, especially in this unprecedented time when leadership is challenge by extreme level of uncertainty.

Few take aways

1️⃣ “The current crisis shows that we need DIVERSITY more than ever in leadership decision.”
2️⃣ “Communication is key. It can make or break you. People need to understand you are interested in them personally. Describe your principles and make your intention clear.”
3️⃣ “What make the great leadership of an organisation is men and women coming together and playing their various roles. SWinG is helping to get us women in front. Togetherness is not a frustration but a strategy.”

Get to know more about Marijke
"Who are you?"

16/04/2020

In a leadership position, we have different roles to play, become aware of it!

SWinG webinar: Episode 2 with Saska Benedicic Tomat

Who is Saska Benedicic Tomat?

Saska is the President of the Sport Club Partizan Škofja Loka but also the Head of Projects for the International Sports and Culture Association.

She is also a partner in the SWinG project.

Webinar promises

Saska shared her unique insights with the SWinG community.

Her promises: during the Webinar, we will explore that there is no right or wrong in the leadership! It is just you!

Our promise: after the webinar you will feel inspired to take action!

Few take aways

1️⃣ “You don’t need to be a Nobel Prize winner to be a change maker! CREATE ANSWER AND SOLUTION to a need and you are a change maker!”
2️⃣ “We are all in this together. Embrace the power that is there when you see and feel people need your help. BUT reach out for help when you need, don’t get overwhelmed.”
3️⃣ “#LeaveNoOneBehind. Now more than ever leader are not leaving any one behind! #Gamechangeher and change makers are bringing people with them in the future.”

Get to know more about Saska
"You are a change maker!"

23/04/2020

I believe in HARD WORK, TEAM WORK and HOMEWORK.

SWinG webinar: Episode 3 with Carole Bretteville

Who is Carole Bretteville?

Carole is a member of the EFCS’s “Women sports” Commission and the founder of the FFSE “Women sports” Commission. She is the President of the Local Football District (Bas-Rhin) “Women’s Commission”. Besides her volunteering commitment, she is Head of Human Ressources at Ecogreen.

She is also a partner in the SWinG project.

Webinar promises

Carole shared her unique insights with the SWinG community.

Her promises: during the Webinar, we will explore that leadership is about being present and 100% you!

Our promise: after the webinar you will know the power of being a student of and for life!

Few take aways

1️⃣ “We are all leaders. First and formesot we become leader of our own life, then come more responsibilities.”
2️⃣ “The world is on perpetual motion, even as we are on lockdown, to accept and recognise your weakness, embrace your vulnerabilities will make you stronger as you will be freer to move and will know with whom to surround yourself.”
3️⃣ “Leadership is not about the picture or being in the spotlight: your action speaks louder than your words.”

"No need to put a mask on!"

30/04/2020

A leader is a life long learner: we are student of life!

SWinG webinars Volume 2: THE SWinG EXPERIENCE

SWinG webinar: Episode 4 with Susan Carty and Lisa Jacob

Who are Su and Lisa?

Su is a Consultant & Coaching Expert. As for her relationship to sport, she is also a World Rugby Council Member . Su is SWinG mentor and we are delighted about it.

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Lisa is a Professional speaker and Life/Business Coach. She has been selected as a SWinG mentee and she recently was appointed as Strategic Director for Hockey Ireland.

Webinar promises

Su and Lisa shared their unique insights with the SWinG community.

Their promises: During the Webinar, we will explore what’s needed to get ready to step into your leadership potential!

Our promise: After the webinar, you will know what makes their mentoring relationship powerful and productive but also have heard their key leadership learning.

Few take aways

1️⃣ “Jumping into a leadership position gave me the opportunity to develop capabilities I did not know I have.”
2️⃣ “Leadership: It’s not about YOU, it’s what you are committed to. Be grounded and connected to your commitment.”
3️⃣ “100 people: 99 see the problem, 1 sees the solution. Don’t be afraid to bring you own vision”

"Dialogue between a mentor and a mentee"

14/05/2020

The path that scares or challenges you the most is probably the one you need to choose!

SWinG webinar: Episode 5 with Dr Ashleigh Huffman

Who is Dr Ashleigh Huffman?

Ashleigh is a Ph.D. and an International Affairs Specialist. She currently works for the Sports Diplomacy division of the U.S. Department of State.

She is a published author, a Professor an entrepreneur and a Documentary film producer.

Ashleigh is committed to using sport as a tool for social change and is passionate about gender equality, human rights, access, and inclusion.

Webinar promises

Ashleigh shared her unique insights with the SWinG community.

Her promises: During the Webinar, we will what’s needed to get ready for taking up the space!

Our promise: After the webinar, you will  have got some practical advise to step into your leadership potential including what she learned from the leaders she worked with and be equipped with special insights into the American way of raising money for sport organisations

Few take aways

1️⃣ “Wherever we are in life, there is always something we need to learn and something we need to share.”
2️⃣ “Success can be achieved when the golden triangle of government, buisiness and civil society, is brought together.”
3️⃣ “Put yourself on the agenda: make your dream a priority!”

"Prepare to Launch"

28/05/2020

Never give up. Life is not about IF you get setbacks but WHEN!

SWinG webinars Volume 3: THE MAKING OF ALLIES

SWinG webinar: Episode 6 with Jennifer Cooper

Who is Jennifer Cooper?

Jennifer is an Expert on Organisational Learning and Communities of Practice.

She is Partner Specialist at UN Women – since 2000 and has been part of the team that advocated to provide a voice for women in the UN System.

She is currently leading the Sports for Generation Equality Initiative.

Webinar promises

Jennifer shared her unique insights with the SWinG community.

Her promises: During the Webinar, you will become familiar with UN Women’s efforts to promote women and girls leadership in and through sports.

Our promise: After the webinar, you will  have an understanding about the Sports for Generation Equality Initiative and the power of international alliance in adressing the lack of diversity in sport governing bodies.

Few take aways

1️⃣ “There is a need to build the pipeline of new leaders. Yet we cannot accept it as an excuse: sports organisations must take responsibility.”
2️⃣ “When looking at the Covid-19 crisis, we are worried that the gains from last year may not carry on.”
3️⃣ “Yes, the bar is very low… But this means we can make change really fast!”

"Sport for Generation Equality – Building Back Better for Gender Equality"

30/06/2020

As woman leader, advocates for policies that are favorable towards equal playing field!