Women + Girls Summit

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The Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit 2019 is where play, active recreation and sport come together.

 

Event:              Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit 2019

Date:                Monday, 7 October 2019

Time:                8:30am – 5:15pm

Venue:             Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa | Wellington, New Zealand

Pricing:            200 tickets are now available:

        • Earlybird: $200 + GST per person until 16 September 2019
        • Last minute: $250 + GST per person post 16 September 2019 until sold out
        • Registrations will close on 30 September 2019, if not sold out prior

 

Make sure you attend the Sport NZ Women + Girls Summit, delivered by Women in Sport Aotearoa and the Shift Foundation.

A one-day event for those working or contributing to play, active recreation and sport for our women and girls.

Featuring expert contributions from keynote speakers and panellists on leadership, participation, value and visibility, the Summit promises to be an empowering and interactive event. 

If you are passionate about diversity, gender equity and inclusion for women and girls or thinking about how you can apply a gender equity lens, then this event is for you. 

 


We are delighted to announce more of our confirmed speakers and panellists, with more announcements to come!

  • Dr Nicole M. LaVoi Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, and a Senior Lecturer in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota 
  • Peter Miskimmin – Chief Executive, Sport NZ 
  • Peter Waddell – New Zealand Olympic Committee, National Partner – Forsyth Barr, Lincoln University Council
  • Clare Elcome – Sport Wellington
  • David Clarke – Sport Wellington
  • Luciana Garcia – Sport Southland
  • Holly Nixon – NZ Football
  • Dr. Amy Marfell Ph.D – New Zealand sport sociologist and the lead of Sport Waikato’s This is ME®
  • Rhonda Koroheke – General Manager, HR and Diversity & Inclusion: Spark NZ 
  • Beatrice Faumuinā ONZM OLY – Senior Advisor Pacific Relations: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade 
  • Tiana Metuarau – Central Pulse netball team and Silver Ferns Development Squad member
  • Rebecca Dubber: Paralympian and the Halberg Foundation
  • We are also pleased to advise that the Hon Grant Robertson, Minister for Sport & Recreation, has accepted our invitation to attend.

 

The Summit includes: 

  • Live presentations and group discussions about the challenges and opportunities for women and girls in play, active recreation and sport 
  • Interactive sessions and panels designed with your needs in mind, to help you co-create solutions to shape your future work and successfully navigate a quickly changing environment 
  • Strong networking opportunities and the ability to connect with peers or experts working in or experiencing similar challenges and opportunities 
  • A final session at the end of the day which will synthesise key outcomes from each session. We will develop a series of actions to take us forward together as we aim to collectively support all women and girls to realise their potential in and through play, sport and active recreation in Aotearoa, New Zealand

If you are involved in play, active recreation or sport, this is an event you won’t want to miss!

  • Gain valuable and practical insights that can be applied immediately 
  • Build your network and create relationships to support your work into the future 
  • Meet and hear from local and global experts 
  • Understand and learn how to increase diversity, inclusion and non-bias in your role 
  • Learn, be inspired, contribute and connect

We would love to have you join us. Please click here to see more information on our programme for the day. For more information on our Speakers for the day, please click here.

 


 

About:

A Sport NZ event, delivered by Women in Sport Aotearoa and The Shift Foundation, the 2019 Summit will be the first of an annual women and girls in play, active recreation and sport event series, over 2019-2021.

The annual event is one of the 24 commitments made by Sport NZ in response to the Government strategy for Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation launched in October 2018.

The event series will build on the successful ‘She Moves. She Leads. We Win.’ symposium in 2017 and will culminate in Aotearoa New Zealand’s hosting of the 8th IWG World Conference – Auckland, 5-8 May 2022. 

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