FIFA World Cup Series, Regional Studies

The World Cup and Women's Empowerment in Qatar

The World Cup and Women's Empowerment in Qatar Panelists

In 2010, Qatar was chosen to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Only two years later in 2012, the first Qatari woman competed in the Olympic Games. This panel discussion will look at the impact of hosting the first World Cup in the Middle East on women’s participation in sports, as well as their rights and lived experiences in the country.

Panelists: Zarqa Parvez Abdullah, Afraa Al-Noaimi, Susan Dun

Moderator: Danyel Reiche

August 29, 2022
6- 7 PM
CIRS Conference Room
Georgetown University in Qatar