LWF e-Congress 2020

Held by the Leadership Woman Football Platform, the LWF e-Congress took place in October 2020, with round tables, interviews and presentations focused on the debate on the Leadership Challenges of Women in Sport.

The sessions feature the participation of professionals from various regions of the world, as well as interviews on Human Resources, discussions of the technical area and more.

Who is it for?

People interested in the world of sports, such as students, journalists, athletes and professionals with or without experience in the sports sector, but who seek knowledge of the sports universe, especially the matter of leadership, women and football.



48 hours

Access to the course material

1 month


Videos e-Congress panels

Language of the material

Spanish | English | Portuguese



Additional benefits

10% discount in other courses* of the LWF Academy (*) Mentoring Program in Sport not included


25 €
(VAT Included)

Course objectives

  • Raise the debate on female leadership in football and its main challenges around the world
  • Give visibility to inclusive leaders of the sports sector in their different areas
  • Publicize the development of women’s football from a global perspective
  • Provide a knowledge base regarding leadership, women and soccer


  • Reyes Bellver – LWF President
  • Sarai Bareman – Chief Women’s Football Officer for FIFA
  • Reyes Bellver – LWF President
  • Kimberly Morris – FIFA Director of Human Resources and Services
  • Sonia Rio Freije – General Director of the Fundación Diversidad
  • Nieves Peño – LaLiga Human Resources Director
  • Patricia Gonzalez – FIFA Senior Technical Development Manager
  • Maria Pry – Coach of Levante UD Féminas
  • Jorge Vilda – Coach of the Spanish National Women’s Soccer Team
  • Iraia Iturregi – Athletic B Femenino Coach
  • Lucia Mijares – Director of Sports Development, Mexican Football Federation
  • Mônica Esperidião Hasenclever – LWF CMO
  • Sol Muñoz – Member of the FIFA Council
  • Mauro Silva – Vice President of the Paulista Football Federation (FPF)
  • Monserrat Jimenez – Deputy Secretary General and Legal Director of CONMEBOL
  • Andrés Paton – Legal advisor of the Argentine Football Association (AFA)
  • Mônica Esperidião Hasenclever – LWF CMO
  • Pia Sundhage – Coach of the Brazilian Women’s Football Team
  • Aline Pellegrino – Coordinator of Women’s Competitions in the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF)
  • Duda Luizelli – Coordinator of Women’s Teams in the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF)
  • Pedro Thompson – Soft Drinks Marketing Director at Ambev

Elvira Andrés Monte – Vice President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation

  • Shoko Tsuji – Head of Partnership Success at MyCujoo
  • Sarah Solemale – Senior Governance Manager of FIFA Member Associations
  • Meskerem Goshime – Women’s Football Development Manager at the African Football Confederation (CAF)
  • Nuraiym Alymkulova – Football Management in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
  • Sean Cottrell – Founder and CEO of LawInSport
  • Penny Konitsioti – Sports Lawyer
  • Carol “CAS” Stewart – Glasgow City FC Chairperson
  • Siri Wallenius – Managing Partner and Founder of Club Affairs
  • Xavi Bove – Women’s Football Consultant
  • Carmen Acebes Paskarbis – Sports Marketing Consultant
  • Raquel “Rocky” Rodriguez – Portland Thorns Player (USA)
  • Antonio Quintero – Sports Lawyer
  • Eglantina Zingg – UN Peace Ambassador / Goleadoras Foundation
  • Victoire Congevina – Founder and CEO of the GLORIA app
  • Guillermo Zamarripa – Founder and CEO The Marketing Jersey
  • Julie Uhrman – Founder and President of Angel City