E-Alliance strives to:

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Act as the central resource hub for research on gender+ equity in sport and movement cultures in Canada;

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Fund innovative research that provides new ways of looking at persistent problems;

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Build a sustainable pan-Canadian network of researchers on gender+ equity in sport, including graduate students and emerging scholars;

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Share research findings and data in accessible ways;

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Work with key partners in the sport community to translate research to practice;

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Deliver consistent, trusted information about gender+ equity in sport and movement cultures to audiences nationally and internationally.


We are proud to uphold these seven key commitments, which ground the work of E-Alliance. We are committed to:

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Prioritizing an intersectional approach. ‘Gender+’ recognizes that gender is not an identity experienced on its own. In order to achieve equity for all genders in sport, we must understand individuals as wholes with multiple, simultaneous identities.

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Fostering engagement with members of sport communities at all levels.

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Building partnerships and collaborating with researchers across Canada.

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Innovating sport culture, research and perspectives.

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Committing to systematic use and application of the gender-based analysis plus (GBA+) framework.

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Establishing partnerships with key stakeholders.

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Supporting emerging scholars.