Marisa Schlenker

Program Manager

With a strong interest in access to and opportunity in and around sport, Marisa has focused on how sport can be leveraged as a tool for women and girls. She has a strong background in international development, cooperation and partnerships around sport for development and is interested in exploring how social business models can contribute to the sustainable development goals.

Marisa played football professionally and semi-professionally in the USA, Spain and Sweden and post- career, worked on sport related projects in Paraguay, Brazil. Kenya, Indonesia, India, Liberia and now in Germany, where she resides in the Bodensee region.