Equality Through the Power of Sport, Physical Activity and Moving More

In the lead up to Active Devon’s More Movement Conference on 21st September, Gareth Dix chats with Viveen Taylor, Sport England’s Director of Equality, Inclusion and Diversity.

Through the conversation Viveen, a keynote speaker at the conference, draws on her lived experience growing up in Manchester and her professional work in equality and inclusion from housing to community engagement.

The discussion picks up on Sport England’s new strategy Uniting the Movement and the integral mission of tackling inequality through sport.

As the conversation develops, Viveen talks about recovery and reinvention from the COVID pandemic and the impact it has had on inequality – making the mission more important than ever.

Viveen highlights her own experiences of getting active during lockdown and also touches on the importance of partnerships in addressing inequality. This vibrant interchange ends with Viveen responding to ‘what’s next for the mission?’

She provides a top tip for our listeners aiming for equality through the power of sport, physical activity and moving more.

Take a listen to the podcast.