ANNE EGGEBRECHT

ANNE EGGEBRECHT

 

SKATEDUCATE

 

Group members:  Laura Aarup Grool and Anne Eggebrecht

 

SKATEDUCATE is a Danish volunteer association that does skateboard camps and day schools purely for girls under the slogan:

 

SKATE. EDUCATE. EMPOWER.

 

SKATEDUCATE provides a creative learning platform that uses gender-divided training to support and motivate
learning through a supportive community among the
participants.

 

Why: SKATEDUCATE believes that girls can and will gain physical and mental confidence and knowledge – by pushing their boundaries, connecting with other girls and having fun.

 

How: Creating safe spaces for girls to learn, build trust in their own abilities and take risks without feeling judged, pushed or distracted from others.

 

What: A mobile skateboard education that seeks to bridge social and cultural differences through a pedagogical framework.
To nurture personal leadership we also provide consultancy workshops that aims to “train the trainer” – and anchor local skills and self-efficacy.

 

We want to show that skateboarding is for everyone.

 

Professionally, what are the most important things you have learned, as a result of carrying out this project?

I have learned to inspire, motivate and co-create through engaging processes.
I have learned and am still learning how to make a financially sustainable organization while keeping our values and purpose as a core.

 

What are the most important things that you have learned, about yourself, as a result of carrying out this project?

I have learned to trust in myself as an engaging leader – and to develop a project I am passionate about and believe in.
I have learned and am still learning how to reach out to the experts and people I admire.
I have learned the importance of prejecting and how great expectation-alignment processes can be.

 

 

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