Keynote Speaker

The Story of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Victor-MontaglianiWomenActive-NS was pleased to announce our first keynote speaker for the WomenActive Trendsetter Awards 2016: Victor Montagliani, President of the Canadian Soccer Association and Chair of the National Organizing Committee for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015.

Victor shared the success story of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and how this impacted the way he thinks about sport. The Women’s World Cup surpassed all expectations and supported over $497 million dollars in economic activity for Canada. This was significant in changing the perception of women in sport.

Information on this event may be found here: Economic Impact of FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada