Category Archives: Comment

Comment // Women In Sport: Taking on the World

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In celebration of International Women’s Week 2016, Uni Girls Can held an event at the University of Leeds where a panel of females in the professional athletes industry were invited to a Q&A session to discuss the barriers for women within the sporting industry. The panel included: Sarah Spears - Synchronised Swimming Coach Non Stanford - World Champion Triathlete and… Read more »

Comment // The Unsung Story of David Oluwale

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  A couple weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be aware of the memorial event held for David Oluwale at the University of Leeds. However, if my Uncle had not been involved in the project I doubt I would have known about it. While currently living in Leeds and being overwhelmingly aware of various campaigns based around inequality, especially… Read more »

Comment // The Oscars : Jenny’s got it in the bag (lady)

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Ah! The Oscars: The land of fortune, fame, gleaming faux grins and two-faced air kissing insincerity. This year’s awards ceremony presented us with a Disney Princess theme, Girl Scout cookies (of which Morgan Freeman was a fan) and the end of Leo’s arduous wait for a golden statue. It seems however, that the glamorous awards ceremony is no longer just… Read more »