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Johanna Adriaanse

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Women Are Missing In Sport Leadership, And It's Time That Changed

Sport governing bodies only hurt themselves by their exclusion of women

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Tobias Kleinschmidt via Wikimedia Commons)

Women’s leadership reached a historic milestone in 2016: German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May lead two of the world’s top economies. Elsewhere, Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, and Janet Yellen, chair of the board of governors of the US Federal Reserve, are in charge of major global financial institutions. This represents a significant shift in gender dynamics in the political and economic realms, even with Hillary Clinton falling short of becoming the first woman president of the United States.

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