The FA University Women's Leadership programme focuses on empowering students in the women's game.

Working with the Football Association (FA) the programme is for students with aspirations to work within the game, to help them become competitive when entering the job market.

Meet the 2020-21 Leaders

Alice Curr

Alice Curr

St Mary's University | Studying Physical Education, Sport and Youth Development

Female football inspiration:
Jill Scott
Becky Donnelly

Becky Donnelly

University of Gloucestershire | Studying Sports and Exercise Science

Female football inspiration:
Alex Scott and Dawn Scott

Charlotte Joynes

Charlotte Joynes

University of Wolverhampton | Studying BSc (Hons) Sport Coaching Practice

Female football inspiration:
Gemma Davies.
This is because she started at grassroot football and has worked her way up to managing the Villa ladies team, proving if you put all of the work in it will pay off. 

Demi Watson

Demi Watson

University of Hull | Studying Masters by Research in Sports Health and Exercise Science

Female football inspiration:
Kirsty Linnet

Ellie Asquith

Ellie Asquith

Queen Mary University | Studying Marketing and Management

Female football inspiration: 
Morgan Brennan.
She's the founder, captain and manager of my team and has the ability to make anyone comfortable. Without her I would not be where I am in football as  she has continuously encouraged my additional pursuits

Ellie Fox

Ellie Fox

Liverpool John Moore's University | Studying BSc Applied Sport Psychology

Female football inspiration:
Niamh Charles.
Hannah Humphreys

Hannah Humphreys

University Chichester | Studying PCE (Secondary)

Female football inspiration:
Casey Stoney
Helen James

Helen James

De Montfort University | Photography and Videography BA (Hons)

Female football inspiration: 
Stephanie Frappart.
She became the first female official to take charge of a major UEFA competition match when Liverpool and Chelsea in the Super Cup in Istanbul, breaking the glass ceiling for female referees. This is a highlight for me personally as at this time I was training to be a referee. It gave me a lot of confidence! 

Katie Wakelin

Katie Wakelin

Southampton Solent University | Studying MA Physical Education and School Sport

Female football inspiration:
Faye White while I was growing up but it is now Jill Ellis
Lizzie Craven

Lizzie Craven

Liverpool John Moore's University | Studying Science Football BSc

Female footballing inspiration: 
Lucy Bronze.
I feel she has physically and technically transformed the women’s game, and set standards for all other female players to reach.

Maria Fernandes

Maria Fernandes

Manchester Met University | Studying Master of Sport Directorship

Female football inspiration:
Hope Powell
Marie Winter

Marie Winter

University of Essex | Studying PhD Sport and Exercise Psychology

Female football inspiration:
Lucy Bronze
Millie Morris

Millie Morris

Sheffield Hallam | Studying Sport Business Management

Female football inspiration: 
Alex Scott
Rachel Lipede

Rachel Lipede

University of Warwick | Studying Psychology

Female football inspiration:
Rachel Yankey
Rachel Moffat

Rachel Moffat

University of Nottingham | Studying Economics

Female football inspiration:
Casey Stoney

Tiara Hemans

Tiara Hemans

De Montfort University | Studying Business Management and Law

Female football inspiration:
Eniola Aluko