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Manawatu Festival for Women & Girls 12th–20th October 2019

The first annual festival for Women and Girls in sport and active recreation aims to improve opportunities, experience and outcomes for young women and girls in sport and active recreation.
The forum is a great opportunity to meet local and national leaders in the field of sport and active recreation. We look forward to seeing you at the forum and other events throughout the week.

Forum & Marketplace

Sunday 13 October
Silks Lounge, Awapuni Racecourse

Forum Programme

9.30am  Registration

10am  Welcome & Keynote Panel
Facilitated by Sarah Leberman – Co-founder, Women and Sport Aotearoa
Angela Armstrong-Lush, Netball NZ Umpire
Carla na Nagara, Chair, Manawatu Cricket
Hannah Rowe, Co-captain Central Districts Hinds & NZ Women’s Cricket White Fern

11.15am  Workshop 1 (choose one)
Participation: Empower Her
Speakers: Fran Mcewen & Chloe Bryan, The Shift Foundation
Leadership: Governance
Speakers: Johanna Wood, NZ Football & Carla na Nagara, Manawatu Cricket

Noon  Lunch

1-1.45pm Workshop 2 (choose one)
Participation: Parent Education
Speaker: Janette Smith, Recreation Advisor, Sport Manawatu
Leadership: Coaching & Umpiring
Dr Lana McCarthy, Sport Manawatu
Brittany Andrews, Manawatu Rugby Union

1.45 – 2.30pm  Workshop 3 (choose one)
Participation: The Physiology of Female Athlete Development
Speaker: Fiona O’Connor
Leadership: Careers in Sport
Kelly Evans, Cultivate Group
Shanelle Barrett, SB Events
Tania Garrett, Sport Manawatu

3pm Wrap-up and close

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