Mariana Lopez Rodriguez || Virginia Academy of Fencing || Springfield, North Virginia, USA
Weapons: Brains, Lecture
The lecture will be given from an internationalist study perspective/frame work
The lecture will cover a talk on the challenges clubs face in their process to become inclusive and appealing to women, and the risks of “”one model fits all””when trying to emulate successful experiments.
It will also cover the main issues women tend to face before, during, and after fencing created by socio-cultural factors.
Finishing with the experiment Esfinges has been, it’s approach to inclusion, and how to deal with the major disagreements that are held by the HEMA women community.