London, 13 January 2021

The Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) is proud to announce the first 25 speakers and its Institutional Partners for its first ever SIGA Youth Forum, taking place on 27 and 28 January 2021.

Arena Hub, AxisStars, IPDJ, India On Track, Inside World Football, Save the Dream and Soccerex are the official Institutional Partners for this thought leadership event that will drive a global movement for Sport Integrity, as one united front converging from all sides of the industry.

Consisting of two days of Youth driven content composed of twelve forward-thinking, interactive digital webinar sessions, the SIGA Youth Forum gathers young leaders under 30 years of age, together with more experienced athletes, from around the world, with the aim of promoting youth empowerment and activism in and through sport.

Speakers include:

  • Ágnes Ancic-Valkai 

Director of International Relations and Co-Chair of the Committee for Equal Opportunities and Sustainability at MEFS – Hungarian University Sports Federation

  • Angelica Munoz       

Project Programming Officer, International Labour Organisation

  • Batouly Camara       

Founder & CEO, Women and Kids Empowerment; 2021 Forbes 30 under 30 Honoree

  • Brian Kavuma

Founder of TheStaff & Sports Development Co-Ordinator, Sports Management Student

  • Cynthia Mejia Colin 

Training Manager, U.S. Center for SafeSport

  • Darya Klishina

2-time European, Silver World Medalist, Long-Jump Champion

  • Ed Bowers    

Founder and Presenter, Education2Sport

  • Ehsen Shah  

CEO & Founder, B-Engaged

  • Evan Brandoff          

Co-founder/CEO, League Side

  • Florence Williams    

Founder, Perception Agency; Wasps Ladies Rugby Club, fly-half playingAllianz Premier 15s

  • Francisco Guimarães

SIGA Champion; SportTv Football Analyst; Football Coach

  • Igor Karlicic  

Co-CEO & Founder, Monarc Sport

  • Ishveen Anand         

CEO & Founder at OpenSponsorship; Inc Top 100 Female Founder, 2019; Forbes 30 Under 30; Sports Category

  • Ivana Pranjić 

ENGSO Youth Committee Member; Corporate Communications Coordinator for Mission 89

  • Jake Kelfer   

Founder of Professional Basketball Combine; 2x bestselling author

  • Julian Alonso

Founding Executive Director, Audible Football Camp

  • Matthew D. Kaiser    

Attorney, Global Sports Advocates

  • Maureen Ojong Ebob-Besong

IOC Young Leader, Director of Programmes, Seed Project; Founder, The Apothecary by Né-ri

  • Nikki Hamblin           

SIGA Mentee, New Zealand Olympic Athlete, 100 and 1500 metres

  • Rachel Rondeau      

Global Sponsorships & Consumer Marketing, Mastercard

  • Rotimi Odukoya       

Founder, Clmbxr

  • Sarah Nickless         

National Women’s Football Development Officer, AoC Sport

  • Stephanie Eichenberger     

Integrity Manager, Legal & Compliance Division, FIFA

  • Tijana Zivkovic         

Sports Lawyer at Moravčević Vojnović i Partneri in cooperation with Schoenherr

  • Tomás Macedo de Medeiros

Jurist, SIGA Youth Council Member


Opening the doors of the SIGA Youth Forum to the participation of the younger generations and the Sport Integrity community, Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros, Global CEO of SIGA and Chairman & CEO of SIGA AMERICA, stated:

We urged the world’s youth to assume their leading role and take action. The SIGA Youth Forum is the result of that. Today, we are thrilled to announce our first twenty-five top speakers. Young leaders with an incredible charisma and amazing potential, from different parts of the world, different races, and different social backgrounds, united around SIGA in the pursuit of one vital mission: Sport Integrity.

 In a world undergoing such tremendous difficulties, their activism has never been more decisive than now!  We are also delighted to announce our Institutional Partners. We enter 2021 with the fresh hope and enthusiasm that accompany the state of mind, the courage and the determination of our Youth and the strong sense of commitment from our partners.”


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SIGA is the world´s largest coalition in the field of sport´s governance and integrity. Supported by more than 100 international multi-industry supporters, SIGA is an independent and neutral organisation whose mission is to bring about meaningful reforms and enhance the integrity of all sports through a set of universal standards operated by an independent and neutral body. SIGA is the only organisation to bring together sport, governments, academia, international organisations, sponsors, business, rights holders, NGOs and professional services companies, from every region in the world, around a common cause of fostering greater integrity throughout sport. Click on the hyperlinks for the list of SIGA Members and Committed Supporters and SIGA Partners.


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