Vera Zvonareva named UNESCO Gender Equality Ambassador

Vera ZvonarevaRussia’s Vera Zvonareva has been named a “Promoter of Gender Equality” by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Zvonareva, who will take part in women’s leadership programmes through the UNESCO-Sony Ericsson WTA Tour partnership, has joined Venus Williams, Tatiana Golovin, Zheng Jie as well as Tour founder Billie Jean King as the fifth United Nations ambassador. Vera is also enrolled in the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where she is studying for a graduate diploma in International Relations and Economics. She also blogs for a Russian sports site.

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