Southampton FC Announce Partnership With Women in Football
By Community | November 12, 2021
Southampton Football Club is delighted to announce that it has partnered with Women in Football as a Corporate Member.
The club has enrolled on the Women in Football Corporate Membership programme to support its ongoing equality, diversity and inclusion goals and help drive forward gender diversity across the football industry.
As a Corporate Member, Southampton will have access to a unique range of tailored services from Women in Football, including courses, workshops, group coaching and mentoring.
By signing up to become a Corporate Member with Women in Football, Southampton Football Club pledges to #GetOnside by increasing gender representation across the club.
Women in football are asking organisations across football to committing to take action to improve the landscape for women and girls in the game. More information about the pledges can be found here.
Southampton’s Managing Director, Toby Steele, said: “As a club that champions diversity, we’re delighted to be partnering with Women in Football and helping to power positive change in football.
“At Southampton, we strive to create a truly inclusive environment, both for our fans and our staff, and we look forward to working with Women in Football to achieve that aim.”
Women in Football CEO Jane Purdon said: “We’re absolutely delighted to welcome Southampton FC as a corporate member. Joining up to access Women in Football’s support services is the mark of a club that’s serious about gender equality.
“Our corporate members receive bespoke training and consultancy services from our experts, which include group coaching, leadership training, mentoring, and assessing organisational culture. The WIF team is excited about helping to make St Mary’s a workplace where everyone has a chance to thrive.”