Julia Immonenwas born and raised in Finland before moving to the UK at age six. An avid sportswoman who works for Sky Sports News, Julia’s passion is campaigning to end modern-day slavery, and she believes sport is a powerful vehicle for raising awareness about such overwhelming injustice.
Book: Row For Freedom
While the journey ahead would indeed be met with it’s unique challenges, Julia Immonen was determined to be a voice for millions enslaved in human trafficking. With no prior athletic experience, she would have to train for 2 years in order to prepare for her rowing expedition. And as with every big dream, it could not be accomplished alone. She would need to find a team of women who would form her Row For Freedom Crew. Where would she find these women?