As a basketball administrator and coach with the Jamaica Basketball Association, Melissa Farquharson said playing sports and getting an education were her “ticket out of the inner city and into a better life.”
Grace Kiraguri realized the potential of sports marketing as a career and launched her very own Icon Sports Marketing Corporation.
As a prominent member of the Macedonian Mountain Sport Federation, Ilina Arsova currently works to develop and promote adventure tourism in Macedonia.
As Manager of Sports and Outside Broadcasts at the Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Nneka Ikem wants to use her platform to educate young girls in her community and inspire them to become sports journalists.
As Vice Chairperson for the Athletes Commission, Geraldine Bernardo assists athletes in the Philippines in managing their lives after retirement through guidance and education.
Marina Levchenko currently works at the Russian Olympic Committee, where she is a senior expert for International Cooperation.