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Empowering Other Women

Royce Ngwira

Lusaka, Zambia

Athlete

"I believe in the power of sports because it has given me the power to be this accomplished and ambitious young woman I am today."

empowering Other Women

Royce's parents embraced her love for sport and supported her, despite their neighbours' opinion. Ambitious and hardworking, Royce continued making progress, until she even managed to join the national netball team. Her accomplishments changed people's opinion in the community and she became an example, inspiring more people to take part in sport. She sees her story as a message for women in sport to be determined and do not let anyone put them down.