The purpose of this task force is to determine and assess the needs
of deaf and hard of hearing girls and women in sport and advocate
on their behalf. Following WomenSport International's mission, we
seek "to encourage increased opportunities and positive changes"
for deaf and hard of hearing females at all involvement of sport.
A few tentative goals for the first year will include:
Identify deaf/hard of hearing women leaders in Deaf Sport to
serve on the Task Force (representatives from all 5 regions of
Review of Deaf/HH women participation in Deaf sporting organizations
(international, national, regional, etc); survey/or needs assessment
Identify and create a network of deaf/hoh women in sport
Create a website for information distribution and social networking
Produce a written report detailing results of initial findings