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EMPOWERING GIRLS THROUGH SPORT

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY,

AND EDUCATION

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EMPOWERING GIRLS

THROUGH SPORT

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND EDUCATION

Fast and Female is a registered Canadian charity committed to empowering girls through sport, physical activity, and education. We aim to build confidence and leadership skills by hosting a wide range of national and local events and programs, both in-person and virtual.

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OUR EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Fast and Female hosts non-competitive, fun-filled events and programs throughout Canada that introduce self-identified girls aged 8-20 to inspiring active role models. The experience is designed so that girls emerge empowered to lay their claim to the powerful leadership and life skills that sport participation provides.

Why We Do What We Do!
50%

of girls are not participating in sport by the time they reach adolescence (CWS, 2022)

35%

of girls feel they are not expected to be good at sport, compared to 4% of boys (Women in Sport, 2023)

94%

of women in C-Suite leadership positions played sport growing up (Ernst and Young, 2018)

Why We Do What We Do!
50%

of girls are not participating in sport by the time they reach adolescence (CWS, 2022)

35%

of girls feel they are not expected to be good at sport, compared to 4% of boys (Women in Sport, 2023)

94%

of women in C-Suite leadership positions played sport growing up (Ernst and Young, 2018)

Fast and Female is aware that the experiences and barriers faced by girls and gender-diverse participants may be heightened when looking at their experiences through an intersectional lens: this includes their intersecting identities beyond gender, such as race, ethnicity, religion, culture, ability, economic status, sexuality and more.

OUR IMPACT

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