IAPESGW is an organization with a primary aim to support and bring together like-minded  professionals from around the world who are working in the fields of  physical education, dance and sport. Founded in 1949, it now has members in every continent of the world, in over 40 countries. IAPESGW also aims to represent and promote the interests of girls and women at all levels and in all areas of physical education, dance and sport.  The Association brings together like-minded people to further develop the aspirations of its founders, in order to deliver its aims and shared values. IAPESGW’s Board and members have led the way in cooperating and collaborating with women through physical education, dance and sport worldwide.