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Why Does the Media Ignore Women in Sport?

Chair - Maggie Murphy, Lewes FC Women’s new General Manager

Suzy Wrack, women’s football journalist

Claire Rafferty, commentator & former player, was a hugely experienced defender in the WSL, having recently just retired from West Ham United. She is Chelsea’s longest-serving player and has played at the World Cup and Olympic Games for England and Team GB respectively.

Outside of football, Claire has an economics degree from Loughborough University and alongside her playing career held down a part-time job as a financial analyst for Deutsche Bank from 2012. Having recently retired at the end of last season, Claire has taken up her new role of Partnership Sales Manager at former home club Chelsea FC.