Taiwan baseball umpire wins Women and Sport World Award

Radio Taiwan International 
Date: 26 March, 2019
By: Paula Chao

Taiwan’s first female baseball umpire, Liu Po-chun, has been recognized by the

Taiwan’s first female baseball umpire Liu Po-chun

International Olympic Committee. Liu’s “staunch advocacy for female empowerment through sport” has won her an award.

At an awards ceremony held Tuesday at the UN headquarters in New York, Taiwan’s first female baseball umpire, Liu Po-chun, received the Women and Sport Award from the International Olympic Committee.

Liu gave an unscripted acceptance speech in English. “I believe you all understand how difficult it is for women to take a leader position. We cannot just be good, we have to be much better,” said Liu.    [FULL  STORY]

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