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Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA)
WSLA is designed to develop tomorrow's leaders of sport. WSLA is an international network of women sport leaders with the aim of increasing the confidence and competence of women working in sport in a range of leadership behaviours.

Females Achieving Brilliance (FAB)
Founded in 2009 by women who have held senior positions in national governing bodies for sport and worked in the business of sport and recreation for many years, FAB's vision is to inspire and empower women to be great leaders. FAB work with the AWF and the University of Chichester for the Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA).

The International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG)
The vision of the IWG is to realize a sustainable sporting culture that enables and values the full involvement of women in every aspect of sport. The mission is to be a catalyst for the advancement and empowerment of women and sport globally.

United Purpose
United Purpose is an international development charity with an innovative community led approach to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals and eradicating global poverty and inequality.

Women and sport organisations

Women In Sport (WiS)
WiS is a charity that campaigns to make physical activity an everyday part of life for women and girls.

European Women and Sport
European Women and Sport is a free-standing group which consists of representatives and contact persons related to or interested in gender equality work of non-governmental or governmental sports organisations and bodies in their respective countries.

International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW)
IAPESGW is an organisation with a primary aim to support and bring together like-minded professionals from around the world who are working in the fields of physical education, dance and sport. 

National Organisation for Women in Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation (NOWSPAR), Zambia
NOWSPAR was founded ‘after the realisation that the right to sport is one of the most disregarded rights; this affects women even more because of the gender realities we live in. Our values are equity, respect, excellence, empowerment, fair-play and dignity. We are concerned about all types of women and girls and their involvement ranging from Olympic medalists, children skipping rope and the elderly women playing board games, this is reflected in our theme Every Body Matters!’


National Sports Museum Online
The National Sports Museum Online is a database of heritage sporting collections.

The Levick Boyd Archive for Women’s Lacrosse
Established at the University of Bedfordshire in 2014, the Levick Boyd Archive for Women's Lacrosse seeks to enhance knowledge and understanding for the game of women's lacrosse and contains significant contributions from AWF supporter and captain of England Great Britain Lacrosse, Professor Celia Brackenridge.

Celia Brackenridge Special Collection Brunel University London
Academic papers, letters and publications by AWF supporter Professor Celia Brackenridge.


International Sociology of Sport Association (ISSA)
The sociology of sport, while grounded in sociology, has always been much more of a social science of sport. In addition to sociology, work in the field encompasses history, political science, human geography, anthropology, social psychology and economics. Also, the new off-shoots of sociology such as, cultural studies, media studies, and gender studies, are well represented in the field.
Membership of ISSA is open to all who share the objectives and mission statement of ISSA.

The International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE)
The main purpose of the Council is to serve as an international “umbrella” organisation concerned with the promotion and dissemination of results and findings in the field of sport science and their practical application in cultural and educational contexts. Its aims are to contribute to the awareness of human values inherent in sport and physical activity, to improve health and physical well-being, and to develop physical activity, physical education and sport in all countries to a high level.

Women in Sport and Exercise (WISE) 
Based at the University of Worcester, WISE advocate gender equity in all areas of the sport and exercise domain.