G2 - Making a difference for girls and women in Physical Education, Sport and Dance
Chair: Rosa López de D’Amico (VEN) - Professor at the Universidad Pedagógica Experimental Libertador - Maracay, Venezuela. Coordinator of the Research Center “Estudios en Educación Física, Salud, Deporte, Recreación y Danza” (EDUFISADRED); research focused on physical education, comparative studies in sport, sport policy, literature, culture and gender. Editorial board member of various academic journals. She has more than 65 referee articles, 16 books, 10 proceedings book, and 23 chapters in books. She has participated in conferences and presentations in all five continents. In 2007 received the highest research award given by the Venezuelan Council of Universities. Director of Research and Graduate Studies at UPEL-Maracay (2003 – 2007); State Sport Director (2009 – 2011). Responsibilities at international organizations: President of the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW 2013 - 2017); Vice President of the International Society for Comparative Studies in Physical Education and Sport (2008 – 2016); Executive and Editorial Board member International Council for Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) (2013 – 2016); Former President of the Latin America Sport Management Association (ALGEDE 2009 - 2015); Former Secretary for the Latin American Association for Socio Cultural Studies (ALESDE (2008 – 2014). Member of the Scientific Committee ICSEMIS 2012.
Chair: Eliana Ferreira (BRA) - Post-doctorate at the National University of Long Distance Learning - UNED-Spain (2012), sponsored by the Carolina Foundation, and at State University of Campinas - UNICAMP in the area of discourse analysis (2008). Doctoral (2003) and master's degree (1998) in Physical Education at UNICAMP, undergraduate in Physical Education at Federal University of Uberlandia. Professor at the Faculty of Physical Education (UFJF), coordinator of Accessibility Program and the long distance learning program and the research group of inclusion in the long distance learning NGIME/UFJF, since 2009. Currently has a position of trust in the Department of Continuing Education at the Ministery of Education. Research group leader at the Asociación del Deporte Latinoamaricana Sciences, Physical Educación y Danza (ALCIDED), representative of Brazil in the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW); representative of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE).
1. Anneliese Goslin (ZAF) - Professor Dr Anneliese Goslin is a nationally and internationally recognized researcher and advocate in recreation and sport. She holds a D Phil and an MBA from the University of Pretoria. She has published more than 50 peer reviewed scholarly articles and contributed to workbooks and textbooks on sport leadership and international sport business management. She has been awarded numerous honors: State President Sport Award for Promotion of Recreation in South Africa; IOC Sport for All Award for sport development in Africa; Austrian Award for her work in Sport for All, National Association for Girls and Women in Sport International Pathfinder Award (USA); South African Association for Sport and Physical Education Research award for continued promotion of recreation science; Catalyst Award from the Global Center for Women and Sport Leadership (USA); Research Award from the Women’s Sports Foundation (USA). Her professional leadership includes: Previous vice President of TAFISA (Trim and Fitness International Sport for All); Review Board for International Comparative Society for Physical Education and Sport and the International Journal of Sport Management; invited reviewer for African Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation; Editorial Board Member of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE): elected member to the ICSSPE Executive Board, elected Vice President of IAPESGW (International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women) and appointed Chair of the South African Ministerial Advisory Committee on Recreation.
2. Maria Beatriz Rocha Ferreira (BRA) - Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin - Department of Anthropology - USA (1987). Master in Physical Education – Faculty of Physical Education at University of São Paulo - Brazil 1981. Professor and researcher in the Faculty of Physical Education at State University of Campinas – UNICAMP (1988-2012) and actually received a grant from CAPES - Brazilian Federal Agency to develop teaching and research in the Faculty of Education at the Federal University of Grande Dourados – UFGD, State of Mato Grosso do Sul. The main topics researches and publications are related with society and culture emphasizing diversity, figuration, power, gender, games and physical activity in different populations, such as indigenous peoples, Bolivians in the city of São Paulo, river dwellers called ‘ribeirinhos’ in Amazonas and in wheelchair dance sport.
3. Darlene A. Kluka (USA) - D Phil, Ph. D., is Dean of the School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences and Professor of Sport Management at Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida, USA. She has also been an Extraordinary Professor at the University of Pretoria, South Africa and continues to be a member of the sport leadership development team for the Malawi National Sports Council. She is currently a charter member of USA Volleyball Sports Medicine and Performance Commission. As a former Vice President of USA Volleyball, she has served on its board of directors. A Past President of International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW), she continues to serve on its Executive Board. She has also served as a member of the United States Olympic Committee, representing AAHPERD. Additionally, she has published three texts, over 125 articles, and has presented over 100 professional/research papers in five continents. She has been presented with the International Council of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance (ICHPERSD) Biennial Scholar Award; the International Relations Council (IRC – AAHPERD) International Scholar Award; International Academy of Sports Vision Research Award. She has been a Research Fellow in the International Academy of Sports Vision and is a Research Fellow in SHAPE America. She was also presented with the prestigious International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) Philip Noel Baker Research Award (highest award) and received Life Membership in the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW) (highest honor).
4. Rosa Diketmuller (AUT) - PhD, Assistant Professor at the University of Vienna, Austria. Research and teaching areas focus on sport pedagogy/geragogy, gender studies, and health promotion in different settings (Kindergarten, schools, …). She is lecturer in “Gender training” for coaches and editor of the Austrian journal “Girls in Physical Education”. She is co-founder of the Austrian Platform “Women in sports” and board member of several national and international associations, at the moment e.g. Austrian Association of Sport Science (secretary general), Austrian Women’s Forum Physical Education, International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women, etc. Currently she takes the lead of the Austrian Working Group Gender Equality in Sports 2014-2020 to establish the National Action Plan on gender equality in sports in Austria. She is partner of several European projects, e.g. national partner at the Erasmus+ project: “VOICE - Voices for truth and dignity - Combatting sexual violence in European sport through the voices of those affected” or national projects like “ActivEyouth”, “KinderGarten – PA for girls and boys in outdoor areas of Kindergarten”, “schoolyards and gender-relation” or “Let’s get active outdoors”.