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Celebrating NTU Women in Sport

International Women's Day
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As part of our International Women's Day 2022 celebrations, join us to celebrate the fantastic achievements of NTU women in sport. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to train at an elite level; to balance an academic career with intense training and competition; to represent your country at the Olympics; or what happens if things don’t go to plan? Come along and find out!

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Join the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team at NTU for this online event celebrating the fantastic achievements of NTU women in sport. Amongst our students, colleagues and alumni we have some impressive and accomplished women athletes. As part of our International Women's Day 2022 celebrations, we are showcasing their achievements in a conversation about women in sport; to share experiences, stories, lessons learned, and unique insights.

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to train at an elite level; to balance an academic career with intense training and competition; to represent your country at the Olympics; or what happens if things don’t go to plan? Come along and find out!

Our panellists:

Dr Jessica Piasecki (Lecturer, Sport Science)

Jessica is an Olympic marathon runner who competed in Tokyo, has recently run the third fastest UK half marathon, AND the second fastest UK marathon (second only to Paula Radcliffe).

Helen Darby-Dowman (Video Journalist, CAMS)

Helen is an Olympic medal winning canoeist who competed in Athens, and is now a freelance BBC Sport commentator.

Plus other possible guests TBA.

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