Episode #48 – Kimberly Fernandez, a Global Sports Week Young Sports Maker, explains how and why she established a Mumbai-based start-up that gives children and women more opportunities in sport
Over the next few weeks, the podcast will shine a spotlight on some of the emerging bright young sports executives and entrepreneurs who will represent their generation as Young Sports Makers at Global Sports Week next year.
Kimberly Fernandez, the social entrepreneur from Mumbai, India, is our first guest in this mini-series.
Fernandez has been immersed in sport since childhood, and when the time came to embark on a career she wanted to find a role that combined her passions of sport and social justice and inclusion.
During this episode, Fernandez charts her unconventional route into the sports industry, and explains how and why she launched a start-up, Zars Sports, which aims to make sport more accessible for young people and provide coaching and sports administration opportunities for women. She discusses:
– How she established a start-up based on sport and social inclusion
– Why providing opportunities for children and women is the company’s core mission
– What she hopes to achieve as a Global Sports Week Young Sports Maker
Listen to the full episode here: