Pooja’s passion for sport has driven a love of baseball, netball, football, and cricket, all of which she took to varying heights including national team competitions. She attributes her ability to earn a university education and employment from her successful involvement in sport. Having now coached several thousand youth at the Naz Foundation Trust, she believes sport provides the platform to achieve all in life. Here she recalls how she was urged to stand up against her father for the first time, in order to defend her love for sport and claim her right to keep playing.