In her current position as the Sports, Education, and Cultural Advisor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Adriana Correa Velasquez is responsible for implementing a governmental program called the “Borders for Prosperity Plan.” Adriana travels all over the country to work in local townships creating formal sports programs for border issues, which includes extreme poverty, lack of educational opportunities, gang violence, and teenage pregnancy.
U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program
July 14, 2012
She will be mentored by Kathryn Olson, CEO of the Women’s Sports Foundation.
At WSF, Adriana will be exposed to (1) Advocacy and Research, (2) Development and Marketing, and (3) Grassroots Community Programming. She will be equipped with statistics, marketing strategies to increase buy-in, and community programming ideas. She will also have access to the GoGirlGo! Curriculum and the Keep Her in the Game campaign.