Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission’s Executive Director Chosen for Prestigious Global Anti-Doping Education Program
October 5, 2023 – Nassau, The Bahamas
In a remarkable achievement that underscores The Bahamas’ commitment to clean and fair sports, Petra Haven, the dedicated Executive Director of the Bahamas Anti-Doping Commission (BADC), has been selected as one of only sixteen individuals from around the world to participate in the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Global Learning Development Framework Program for Educators in the Anti-Doping field.
This prestigious recognition not only shines a spotlight on Petra Haven’s relentless efforts in promoting anti-doping education but also reinforces The Bahamas’ prominent role on the international stage in the fight against doping in sports.
Haven’s selection comes at a pivotal time in her career, as she is diligently working on the development of an educational officer program for the BADC. Her passion and commitment to educating athletes and their support personnel about the importance of clean and fair competition have never been more evident.
The WADA Global Learning Development Framework Program for Educators is a globally recognized initiative that brings together anti-doping educators, fostering collaboration, sharing of best practices, and the continuous improvement of anti-doping education. Petra Haven’s inclusion in this program reflects her expertise and dedication to advancing anti-doping education in The Bahamas and beyond.
In response to this exciting news, Petra Haven stated, “I am truly honored and excited to be part of this prestigious program. It’s a testament to the hard work of the entire team at BADC and our commitment to ensuring athletes have the knowledge and resources they need to compete in a clean and fair environment.”
Under Haven’s leadership, BADC has made significant strides in enhancing anti-doping efforts in The Bahamas. This latest recognition from WADA further solidifies her reputation as a leading figure in the global anti-doping community.
The Bahamas proudly supports Petra Haven in this endeavor and looks forward to the positive impact her participation in the WADA Global Learning Development Framework Program will have on the nation’s athletes and the broader global sports community.
We congratulate Petra Haven on this outstanding achievement and wish her continued success in her mission to educate, empower, and uphold the principles of fair play in sports.