Paniz Yousefi

Community Leader

Paniz is a BWF badminton coach and tutor who founded an integration project for children and young adults called “Better Future with Fyrisfjädern” in 2016. She changed her studies to engineering Prosthetics and Orthotics because of her IOC Young Leader project, Parallel Play founded 2019 to create Para and Special badminton.

In addition she is the leader an initiative called COVID-19 Sports Response by Yunus Sportshub. Paniz was also a Young Sport Maker at Global Sports Week Paris 2020, and has been speaker at EU commissions forum on the rights of the child, Youth SDG Summit and Global Social Business Summit.