December 2018
 
Dear Jenny,
 
It's December already! Before you settle in for the holidays check out our webinar later this month on menopause and physical activity. Our latest newsletter also includes snippets from Get Out Get Active Wrexham, Project 51 and the UK Sponsorship Awards.
 
Menopause Webinar
Take a closer look at Women in Sport's menopause research in this hour-long webinar on 17 December.
 
Women in Sport's research team will be taking you through the report's key findings as well as sharing insight about menopause and physical activity. There will be also be a chance to ask questions about the research.
 
Attendees will receive access details and instructions on how to login to the webinar once they have purchased a ticket.
 
For more information or to ask questions about the webinar please contact florence@womeninsport.org
Beyond 30%
 
Women in Sport continues support for UK Sponsorship Awards
We're once again supporting the UK Sponsorship Awards.
 
We'll be backing the Best Sponsorship of Women’s Activities category.
 
The Best Sponsorship of Women’s Activities category rewards brands, associations and agencies for the work they have done working with and sponsoring women’s projects.
 
The UKSAs, which are entering their 25th edition, reward excellence and effectiveness in sponsorship and partnerships across all sectors.  Full information can be found at www.sponsorship-awards.co.uk.
 
The early-bird deadline for entries is 21 December and the final deadline is 22 January.
 
Please contact the UKSA organisers for further information. Email info@sponsorship-awards.co.uk or call 020 8891 1067.
 
Woman and daughter
Project 51 'packs a punch in Falmouth'
Falmouth & Penryn Boxing Club in Cornwall is part of Women in Sport and Sported’s Project 51 initiative, a joint programme helping girls in some of the most deprived areas of the UK fulfil their potential.
 
Through Project 51, which focuses on tackling gender stereotypes, the club has created a 'ladies only session' for girls and women aged 13 plus and arranged for one of their committed members and Project 51 Young Influencer Morgan (aged 17), to complete her Level 1 coaching qualification so she could assist with delivery of the sessions.
 
Now a newly-qualified Level 1 boxing coach, Morgan is co-leading the club’s new session and her positive attitude, passion and determination has been instrumental to encouraging more girls to give the sport a go.
 
 
GOGA Wrexham workshop and awards
Women in Sport and Get Out Get Active Wrexham held a solutions workshop with local women as the final stage of our insight gathering for the inclusive activity project.
 
Current and lapsed GOGA participants were consulted on their views on a range of topics including sustaining participation, progression through GOGA and communication.
 
Consulting with participants is a crucial part of sustained involvement. We look forward to sharing the full insight next year.
 
GOGA was recognised at the Getting Wales Active Awards for its great work in the community. Congratulations to all the coaches, volunteers, clubs, participants and partners who have been part of the project. We’re proud to be a part of it!
Photo credit: Disability Sport Wales
 
 

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