At 10 am next Friday, the Dubai Press Club will host the first session of the 18th session of the Dubai International Sports Conference, a member of the “Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives”, which is organized annually by the Dubai Sports Council, and is held this year under the slogan “Sustainability and Performance.” In football,” while the second session will be held in the evening at the Atlantis Hotel on the Palm Island.
The first session of the conference, which will be held in the conference hall at the Dubai Press Club headquarters, will be titled “Women and Football,” and will be dedicated to talking about the growing role of women in the world of football, and their assuming many influential positions and tasks in the management of clubs and federations, including Senegalese Fatima Samoura assuming the position of Secretary General of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA), as well as leading large and important matches on various continents.
Speaking at the opening session of the conference will be the Director of Professional Football Development at FIFA, Ornella Biglia, and the Executive Director of Roma, Lina Solocco, who represent an example of the growing role of women in the world of professional football, and their success in managing a large work system, which includes various specializations, which are the tasks that were… It was carried out by men in previous decades.
A press statement stated: “An invitation was sent to attend the session to female players and administrators working in football in the country’s clubs, and in the Emirates Football Association, as well as in the clubs and academies operating in the country, in order to benefit from the session and engage in dialogue with the speakers.”
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