Sport has incredible potential for developing wellbeing in young people. And one of the great initiatives in modern times towards this goal has been the FAI’s Project FUTSAL. (Football Used Towards Social Advancement and Learning). The project has been operating in disadvantaged areas for more than a decade.
It is very closely aligned to the aims of Winning Minds and our goals towards wellbeing through education, employment, fitness and self development.
Sabina Brennan is a champion of brain health. She’s also a role model for how education can empower, attending university for the first time at the age of 42. Sabina has achieved a phenomenal amount in her short academic career.
She is now an award-winning science communicator and a Dr. and research professor at the school of psychology in Trinity College.
Sabina believes that science is for sharing and has made more that 30 short films that offer practical advice on brain health while also addressing people’s fears about memory loss.