Good News Friday: April Week 4

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Bringing you 3 good news stories showcasing 2 amazing athletes and an exciting collaboration with a major production company

1. Good to be back

Jamaican athlete Elaine Thompson-Herah posted the fastest 100m this year. The five-time Olympic athlete posted a time of 10.89 seconds at the Walnut Games in California, on Saturday 16 April. On Twitter, she shared that it’s “Good to be back.”

 

David Balev

2. Female filmmakers 

Netflix and Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) have partnered to support five Arab women filmmakers. The partnership will provide a one-time grant of US$250,000 to female producers and directors to create opportunities for underrepresented communities within the industry.

 

Sara Fernandez

3. A victory for women

After winning round two of the FIA European Rally Championship, Sara Fernández has shared her ambition to encourage other females to follow her lead. Sara shared: “We now see women are in all motorsport like karting, circuit, rallies. Before it was not like this but now it’s changing and [this victory] proves what women can achieve.”

 

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