Raghad representing PS4Lwas given the opportunity to be part of Beyond Sports Awards 2018 and present an award on behalf of Michael Johnson in the One World Observatory, NY. Beyond Sport is a global organization that promotes, supports and celebrates the use of sport to address social issues in communities around the world. They do this through convening, supporting and advising the worlds of sport, business, government, and development on how sport can be used as a tool to achieve both social and business objectives.
Raghad joined on field sports sessions called Community in Action led by nominated organizations for the awards. Those organizations work in different parts of the world, and she was able to capture the social issues through the sports sessions. The event had inspirational speakers that gave speeches about their backgrounds and how were they able to get involved in worldwide humanity work.
Raghad was given the chance to represent PS4L and speak to international organizations that are looking for future partnerships as well as individuals who are willing to help and hear her story and PS4L. She shared what it is like growing up in Palestine, the challenges and barriers to develop and succeed and how PS4L works in Palestine using sports for development.