Pakistani Athletes Come to North Carolina to Learn How Sports Can Empower Women

AbbrevVColorTwelve women athletes from Pakistan recently completed a visit to the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as part of the U.S. State Department’s Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative.

Donna Duffy, a faculty member in the department of kinesiology at the university stated, “They bring in girls from different parts of the world to experience sport in America and how in America we use sport to empower women.”

The women spent several hours in the classroom each day and then received intensive training in field hockey and rugby.

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