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Canoeing Ireland to Host 35-Country Women in Sport Symposium in Malahide

16th September 2023
Jenny Egan celebrates world silver in the 2021 ICF Senior World Championships
Irish international canoeist Jenny Egan celebrates world silver in the 2021 ICF Senior World Championships

Canoeing Ireland (CI) will host the 2023 ICF Women's Symposium at the Grand Hotel in Malahide, Dublin, in a fortnight.

The two-day event, held in partnership with the International Canoe Federation, will attract representatives from 35 countries and will feature a wide range of inspiring speakers, workshops, and fruitful discussions focused on creating a more equitable future for the sport.

Notable figures such as Thomas Konietsko, President of the International Canoe Federation, and some of the leading women in Paddlesports and the sporting industry in Ireland will be present. The symposium is an opportunity to commend the work done by the Irish Paddlesports community in empowering women in the sport.

CI aims to raise awareness of both the symposium and the need to overcome the barriers hindering women's advancement to leadership positions in the sport.

According to CI, the symposium is an ideal platform to address the various challenges hindering women in the sport and create a better and more equitable future for all.

The Women in Sport Symposium runs from 26th - 27th September.

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