Sportz Divas is the brainchild of Dr. Anuradha, a gymnast and a sports woman with an understanding of the trials and tribulations of sports women in India.
She was the national sports aerobics champion twice, and the only Indian to compete in MS. Fitness World Championships in 2006 at Las Vegas. She has now dedicated her life to the cause of Indian sports women. She has worked on two major projects thus far. One, as part of the team that worked on a project for FIM - International Motorcycling Federation and the other, as a program co-coordinator for an International women sports conference in Lausanne, Switzerland. Anu holds a maters degree in Sports Management and Administration from AISTS (Lausanne -Switzerland), a premier institute for sports professionals around the world.
A dentist by profession, Dr. Anuradha has now set out with a vision to get Indian sports women their due in terms of infrastructure and recognition.
Author and a thought leader, with a proven track record in sports management and having rich global experience in managing and implementing numerous football projects and programs in a highly challenging environment with enormous success and impact. Successfully, managed different roles and responsibilities for more than two decades. A research scholar to a teacher; from a football coach to managing a company; from grassroots to managing FIFA World Cups; and from managing various domestic football development projects to managing multiple international development projects in football. Experience in working at a National Federation to the top football organization, FIFA. Besides heading the South and Central Asia as the regional Development officer for FIFA.
Director of the European Office & International Federation Relations for the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), he previously was the Head of Governance and Legal Affairs for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) since 2009.
Benjamin held various roles with the United Nations Office of Sport for Development and Peace in New York and the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) in Nyon, Switzerland. He also regularly acts as expert in sports legal and governance matters for the United Nations, the Council of Europe and the European Commission. Benjamin is a member of various Commissions, Task Forces and Expert Groups with the IOC; the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF). He is also President of the Legal Commission for the International League against Racism (LICRA).