The game changers…women’s sport - alumni event
17 November 2016
6.00pm to 8.30pm
Crest Room, Etihad Stadium Docklands
The School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and The Deakin Women in Sport and Exercise (WISE) Hub is delighted to invite you to a panel presentation on women in sport.
Take this opportunity to reconnect with other Deakin Alumni; this diverse panel will explore the professionals making a difference and building a sustainable future for women’s sport.
The Deakin Women in Sport and Exercise Hub is a group of like-minded individuals with a common goal of creating an internationally recognised Hub that fosters women and girls to increase confidence in their capacity to participate and engage in sport and exercise at all levels and across their lifespan.
This panel will be followed by drinks and canapés. You are welcome to bring one guest - please advise their name at time of booking.
RSVPs are essential by Thursday 10 November or until booked out.
Danielle is an advocate for women’s sport and the inaugural editor of ZELA, an online website promoting women’s sport. Danielle is also Board Director of both the Australian Womensport and Recreation Association (AWRA) and Womensport NSW; Community manager at Sport for Women; Strategist and content producer at The Women’s Game; and runs Sporting Sheilas, an independent media outlet.
Kate De Beer
Kate is the National Participation Coordinator of Cycling Australia and is responsible for the development and management of She Rides. Kate is an experienced program development and community engagement specialist with expertise in leadership development and behavioural change.
Jenny Holliday OA
Jenny was a member of the Aussie Spirit softball team for 14 years, where she was part of three world championship teams. After retiring from softball, Jenny became the Australian Ambassador for the Sydney World Masters Games in 2009 and will reprise this role in 2017. Jenny is a strong advocate for women in sport and mentors others in varying programs.
Tony has extensive commercial and management experience, with twenty years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, including nine years as partner. In 2005 he moved into the sports and major event industry, where he held senior executive positions within Golf Australia and Football Federation Australia. Tony is now Chairman of the Deakin Melbourne Boomers National Women’s Basketball League Team.
Join The Deakin Women in Sport and Exercise Hub for an evening to connect, and listen to an expert panel as they explore women in sport.