EQUALLY AMAZING - THE ROUND TABLE OF CATALAN WOMEN'S HOCKEY
The Terrassa Municipal Auditorium hosted last Friday, March 10, the EQUALLY AMAZING - THE ROUND TABLE OF CATALAN WOMEN'S HOCKEY which was attended by more than 150 people and with the participation of women who are leading the women's sport on and off the field. This round table is part of the CENTENARY events.
The event was presented by Joana Barbany, member of the Board of Directors of the Federation, who gave the floor to the mayor of Terrassa, Jordi Ballart, to welcome the attendees and highlight the role of hockey in the city of Terrassa and the woman's role
The speakers who participated were:
MARIJKE FLEUREN, President EHF, Member of the Executive Council, Member of the FIH Executive Council, Member of the IOC Commission "Women in Sport"
ANNA CAULA, Secretary General of Sport and Physical Activity
LÍDIA MARTÍ, President CD Terrassa Hockey
MONTSE DINARÈS, DHF Club Egara delegate and First player
MARIA JOSEP PUJOL, Member of the Board of Directors of the FCH
SÍLVIA MUÑOZ, Ph.D. Spanish Men's and Women's Team
SANDRA ADELL, International Arbitrator
KATIE ALLEN, Coach-Trainer DHM of the Real Club de Polo
GIGI OLIVA, International player
SÍLVIA BONASTRE, ARC Women's Manager
ANNA MATAS, Delegate Club Egara-Lafact Blau Hockey+
MIREIA GIFRA, Catalan National Team Player
VIVI INDURAIN, Veteran Player and former FCH board
BEA LASHERAS, ALICIA GALY and MARTÍ LLOVERAS, members of the Board of Directors of the Federation, were the moderators.
Speakers shared their experiences in different roles in sport and hockey from a woman's perspective, including the political side, club presidents, team managers, team coaches of the highest category, the role of referees and the sport from the point of view of players of different generations.
A competition was held among the attendees to see which were the three with the most knowledge of Catalan women's hockey and the winners took home a women's ARC shirt.
Xavier Adell, president of the Federation, thanked the speakers and attendees for their participation and closed the panel highlighting the role of women and their empowerment in hockey and Catalan sport.