Presentation of “100esperte per lo sport” (‘100 women experts for sport’) in Rome

On Wednesday, 29 November, at 3:00 p.m., at the headquarters of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) in Rome, a presentation will take place of "100 women experts for sport.” The event coincides with a favourable moment in Italian sport and looks forward to the upcoming 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. In collaboration with Fondazione Milano Cortina 2026, the "100 women against stereotypes" (#100esperte) project has now expanded its scope to showcase women with expertise in the world of sports.


Institutional Greetings:
Andrea Abodi, Minister for Sport and Youth
Diana Bracco, Chair of the Bracco Foundation
Diana Bianchedi, Chief Strategy Planning Legacy Officer Milano Cortina 2026, #100esperte Sport
Antonio Parenti, Head of Representation of the European Commission in Italy
Silvia Salis, Deputy Vice-President of CONI, #100esperte Sport

Women, Sport and Media
Monia Azzalini, Head of Media and Gender, Osservatorio di Pavia, #100esperte
Marco Mazzocchi, Editor-in-Chief and RaiSport presenter
Silvia Garambois, President of GiULiA
Elisa Giomi, board member of AGCOM [media watchdog]

Interlude: Video Interviews with
Maria Luisa Garatti, sports lawyer and athlete, #100esperte Sport
Katia Serra, former footballer, #100esperte Sport

Women, Sport, and Rights:
Manuela Claysset, Head of Gender Policies and Rights UISP, #100esperte Sport
Fiona May, former long jumper, member of board of trustees of UEFA Foundation for Children
Laura Pellicoro, middle-distance runner
Luisa Rizzitelli, Chair of ASSIST, #100esperte Sport
Valeria Straneo, former athlete, marathon champion, #100esperte Sport

Presented and moderated by Elisabetta Migliorelli, Deputy Director of RAI 2 television news (TG2)

This project, initiated in 2016 by Gi.U.Li.A (an association of women journalists) and Osservatorio di Pavia (a Pavia-based media research body), grew with the support of the Bracco Foundation and the European Commission's Representation in Italy and now boasts over 450 accomplished women professionals from the spheres of STEM, economics, finance, international politics, history and philosophy.