IWG Advisory Group

The following people and organisations are very gratefully acknowledged for their ongoing support, strategic insights and connections as Women in Sport Aotearoa continues to roll-out the IWG 2018-2022 Strategic Plan internationally and prepares to stage the 8th IWG World Conference, Auckland 2022:

Kereyn Smith
Chief Executive Officer
New Zealand Olympic Committee


Pam Ford
General Manager Economic Development
Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED


Susan Sawbridge
Manager, New Zealand Major Events
Ministry for Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE)


Kay Thompson
Diversity & Inclusion Co-Lead
Sport New Zealand


Laura Menzies
Diversity & Inclusion Co-Lead
Sport New Zealand


Dr. Sarah Sandley
Chief Executive Officer
Aktive Auckland


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Senior Policy Analyst
Ministry for Women


The Board of Women in Sport Aotearoa are also thanked for their exceptional support, particularly those with a role on the IWG Advisory Group:

Julie Paterson
Chief Executive Officer
Tennis New Zealand
Women in Sport Aotearoa Co-Founder & Co-Chair
Pauline Harrison
Specialist in executive coaching, strategy and leadership development
Women in Sport Aotearoa Board Member


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