5 May - The professionalisation of Women Football

Presentations and Roundtable on the professionalisation of women’s football

Wednesday 5th May 2021, 17.45-19.30


This webinar organised by the University of Lausanne and UEFA Academy will offer the opportunity to discover several strategies developed and implemented by National Associations to professionalise Women Football in Europe. It includes a roundtable with representatives of Football National Associations from different countries of Europe, a member of the UEFA Women’s Football Unit and an academic expert.


First part: Presentation of Women’s Football Strategies

Second part: Roundtable on the professionalisation of women’s football



  • Katrien Jans, Women’s football manager, Royal Belgian Football Association
  • Nina Travkina, Head of Football and Women's football development, Latvian Football Federation
  • Gail Redmond, Women’s Development Manager, Irish Football Association
  • Anna Tadevosyan, President of the women football and futsal committee, Football Federation of Armenia
  • Solène Froidevaux, Expert in Sport and Gender Studies, University of Lausanne, IDHEAP
  • Alyssa Lagonia, Women’s Football Assistant, UEFA



  • Jérôme Berthoud and Colm Hickey, University of Lausanne, IDHEAP


Registration is closed.

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