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Empowering Women and Girls: The Inauguration of Karen FC Female Football Club

At Future Leaders Initiative SL, we believe in fostering a culture of respect for all individuals, regardless of gender, and are dedicated to educating communities about the importance of gender equality. In a momentous event on December 17th, we proudly launched the Karen FC Female Football Club in the Hilltop community, a tribute to the memory of the esteemed Dr. Karen Polonko.

Honoring Dr. Karen Polonko's Legacy

Dr. Karen Polonko, a renowned University Professor of sociology and criminal justice at Old Dominion in the USA, was a nationally recognized scholar in the prevention of child abuse. Even after her passing on August 22nd, 2016, her legacy continues to inspire. You can learn more about Dr. Karen Polonko's impactful work here.

Karen FC: Breaking Norms and Empowering Women in Sports

The launch of Karen FC marks a significant milestone in our commitment to promoting the importance of women and girls in sports. This initiative goes beyond football—it symbolizes our dedication to breaking norms and shattering stereotypes. Through sports, we aim to empower the future generation of women and girls, fostering strength, confidence, and limitless potential.

Empowerment through Sports: Watch Training Highlights

Witness the strength and determination of the Karen FC Female Football Club in action. Watch their training highlights and see firsthand the positive impact sports can have on empowering women and girls.

Join Us in Celebrating Empowerment

We invite you to join us in celebrating this empowering initiative. The Karen FC Female Football Club is not just a team; it's a symbol of resilience, strength, and the limitless possibilities that arise when women and girls are given the opportunity to thrive in sports.

At Future Leaders Initiative SL, we remain committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone, regardless of gender, can pursue their passions, break barriers, and create a future where gender equality is not just a goal but a reality.

Stay tuned for more updates and stories of empowerment from Future Leaders Initiative SL.

To support the Karen FC female footbale club with cash or kind, contact

US and other Countries contact: +1908310-1508

Email Isle Polonko


Email: Professor Lucien Lombardo

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