Rowena Samarasinhe on Advocate for Diversity in Sports & the Power of Empathetic Communication.

In an ongoing series about communication and other professional challenges, Trippant head of content Eoin Connolly talks to Rowena Samarasinhe, partner at law firm Level and managing director of the GenSport consultancy.

Rowena explains some of the choices and motivations that have led her through a career as an athlete, commercial lawyer, consultant, non-executive director, public speaker and advisor to startups – working in football, rugby, athletics and Olympic sports.

She also discusses sport’s social impact, pushing for greater diversity, the athlete perspective, and the importance of communicating with empathy. 

You can listen to the episode here.

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