Managing Director & CEO at Goals 4 Girls
Francesca is described as one of the UK’s Sporting role models, and is a living breathing testimony to young women. British born, public speaker, Prince’s Trust Ambassador, Activist and the Chief executive/ founder of the Award Winning Female Football Development Programme Goals4Girls. Through her work she has been recognized by HRH Prince Charles and was the recipient in 2016 of the Young Achievers Pride of Britain Award, for her success in empowering young women through sports and education. In November last year, Francesca was appointed the youngest female member to sit on the FA’s (Football Foundations) Grants panel.
Her journey is why Francesca endlessly dedicates her life to providing opportunity to young women. Her organisations aim has been to increase the confidence, self-esteem, motivation and communication skills of young women aged 11-16, through sports and education. It’s well devised programme can offer female students not only Football Coaching and Player Development but also Mentoring, Workshops, Qualifications and Enriching Life Skills. With her unique approach and expertise, she has managed to break down barriers in the sporting industry and engage over 830 registered students with poor attendance, behaviour, inactivity in sport, motivation, and low self -esteem.