ELLE Talk: Strong Beyond Measure

Why sports matter to women

ELLE’s Editor in chief Lorraine Candy will be joined by Jess Cartner Morley, Guardian’s Fashion Editor, Hayley Jarvis From Mind Charity, Free Surfer, Sophie Everard, and Lauren Cuthbertson, Principal of The Royal Ballet to discuss the role sport plays in uniting physical and mental health for women.

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To celebrate ELLE’s Strong Women issue (with Beyoncé on the cover) and a collaboration with activewear brand Ivy park the panel will discuss why 80% of women give up sport aged 13, when this is a time that they should really be falling in love with sport. And how if a woman can hold their head high on the sports field, she will hold her head high in the classroom and then boardroom. 

The panel look to find in age of the selfie how can we encourage women to build their strength from the inside out and make the connection between sport and happiness. And what changes can we make to make sport and vital part of women’s lives.

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