What is the power of sport to change lives?

In spite of the slim odds of attaining fame and fortune as a professional athlete, mere participation in sport can be a powerful tool for economic and social mobility. Megan Shutzer, senior consultant at Dalberg, shares some thoughts on the future of these initiatives in this Devex op-ed.

The views in this opinion piece do not necessarily reflect Devex's editorial views.

About the author

  • Megan Shutzer

    Megan Shutzer is a documentary filmmaker and a senior consultant at Dalberg Global Development Advisors. She recently completed an award-winning film about Zanzibar’s women’s soccer team, "New Generation Queens: a Zanzibar soccer story." Megan is also a founding board member of the School for Ethics and Global Leadership in Washington, D.C. She has a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a master's in international policy studies from Stanford University.