Panel 5 Description:
Women in sports in Lebanon are forging inspiring paths as they challenge societal
norms and reshape the landscape of female athleticism. These accomplished individuals, with
diverse backgrounds in various sports, have achieved remarkable success while overcoming
obstacles. Their achievements underscore the transformative influence of empowerment and
gender equality in the world of sports, breaking barriers, dispelling stereotypes, and inspiring
future generations of female athletes.
Aziza Sbaity, Lebanese sprinter, Holder of the 100m Lebanese National Record.
Dr. Joyce Azzam, Elite Mountaineer and UN Women National Goodwill Ambassador
Ray Bassil, Trap Shooter, Lebanese Olympics Athlete.
Sandra Succar, GAMMA world champion 2021 and Undefeated MMA Fighter.
Moderator: Georges Soueidi, TV/Radio Host, Producer