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Center Ice Spotlight: Alero Eribo | Nigeria, Africa

My name is Alero Eribo, I am 16 years old and I am from Nigeria.

I am the founder of the HockeyGirlz organization. It is an organization dedicated to promoting and supporting women’s hockey and providing free resources and opportunities for girls in hockey. HockeyGirlz is now joining the Hockey 4 Youth Foundation to increase access to more newcomer and high priority girls across Canada.

My hockey story is pretty unique. I got into hockey after stumbling on a hockey clip online while researching on an assignment. I started skating at the end of 2019 and have now moved to learn hockey and I’ve been trying to improve my skills ever since.

I want to be a HPOC movement brand ambassador because I think it is an initiative that is much needed, as it amplifies the voices of players of colour. I would love to be an ambassador for an organization that is making this change. Now that Hockey Girlz is joining Hockey 4 Youth Foundation, we are in a position to continue w