WEEK #52: HANNAH G.
Please tell us a little bit about yourself.
Hi! My name Hannah Gougeon and I am in my fourth year of my undergrad in sport management at Brock University. I grew up in Peterborough Ontario as a competitive dancer and a cheerleader for my high school. My siblings played high-level volleyball growing up which influenced me to be the sport manager that I have become today. I now love running and spending time with my family and friends. In November 2019, a peer and I started a club at Brock University called SHEMA (Sport Helps Everyone Make Allies) this club has been my passion project over the last year and has definitely changed my view on sport and the sport industry.
Who is a role model to you? Why?
My parents are definitely my biggest role model. I was lucky enough to grow up with parents who always supported and loved me. They work so hard and inspire me every day to become the best version of myself. They help me through any struggles I may have, and they celebrate all of the wins with me. They truly do show me that being a good person and working hard is the best thing you can do.
What do you do to give back to your sport community? Why is it important?
My club SHEMA (Sport Helps Everyone Make Allies) at Brock University is focused on gender equity and the inclusion of diverse social groups. Throughout the last year, we have advocated for