The initiative will see high-profile sporting identities and industry leaders, from business to media, share career wisdom and experiences with some of Australia’s elite female athletes, imparting advice on how to maximise their potential and lay the foundations now in order to successfully manage the transition into retirement in years to come.
Our mentors for the day
The leading line-up of mentors who have offered their time free of charge includes L-R: Nicci Meek, Instagram, Jackie Frank, Women's Health General Manager, Annabelle Williams, Retired Paralympic Athlete, Melinda Gainsford Taylor, Retired Australian Athlete, Layne Beachley, former World Champion, Jacqui Mooney, Editor - Women's Health, Leisel Jones, Former Australian Olympian, Mitchell Wiley, Toyota Australia.
Women's Health's first Women In Sport mentoring session for 2018
Let the fun begin!
Former Paralympic Athlete Annabelle Williams
Kicks off our first panel discussion.
We had 23 mentees attending today’s seminars spanning a wide range of sports including Rugby 7s, Boxing, Rally Car Driving and Table Tennis.
The future of Women In Sport
“We are proud of our ongoing association with Women’s Health, and together look forward to recognising female sporting achievement, as well as actively making a positive change in the sporting arena for future generations.” Wayne Gabriel, Chief Marketing Officer, Toyota Australia.
WH Staffer Lizza gettin' cosy with a couple of the mentees.
Our second panel for the day
Included many words of wisdom from iconic Australian's Layne Beachley and Liesel Jones.