End of “ The History of Women and Sport: From Past to Future” Conference
The three-day conference which ended yesterday was held under the patronage of H H Sheikha Jawaher Bint Hamad Bin Suhaim Al Thani, the Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum (QOSM) and the Qatar Women’s Sport Committee (QWSC) at Museum of Islamic Art. The conference brought together international specialists and academics from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Syria, UAE and Europe, to discuss women’s contribution to sport, and the challenges they face from an Arab countries’ perspective.
The conference hosted many international scholars shedding light on important topics related to women sport activities. The conference included discussions and talks about the development of Women and Sport between speakers and audience, which was complemented by a workshop on women and sports in the GCC region with the participation of representatives of GCC countries’ women sport federations and other prominent female leaders in the sports world .
The conference was attended by H.E. Sheikha Hayat Bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa (Bahrain), H.E. Sheikha Naeema AlـAhmad AlـSabah (Kuwait), H.E. Sayyida Sana Bint Hamad Bin Saud Al Busaidi (Oman), H.E. Nora Khalifa Al Suwaidi (UAE) and Fatma Alamri (UAE).