2020 Women in Sport Breakfast
Gymnastics Victoria invites the sports community to the 2020 Women in Sport Breakfast taking place online via Zoom on Friday 9th October.  

The event Major Sponsor is Victoria University and the 2020 event will look at the challenges that the sports industry has faced during COVID-19 and celebrate some of the wins for women's sport during the year. 

The sporting industry has been heavily affected by COVID-19, join us for a discussion on how sport has reacted along with celebrating the achievements of women’s sport.

Victoria University's Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research, Professor Corinne Reid, will look at the role sport plays to strengthen communities and how the sporting mindset adapts to cope with challenges like COVID-19. Corinne will draw on her professional experience as a former team psychologist for England Rugby and Australia’s Hockeyroos and Kookaburras.

Sports journalist Megan Hustwaite will be the event’s master of ceremonies with the breakfast also focusing on the positives of the 2020 sporting year for women in sport including the success of the Australian’s Women’s Cricket Team in the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup along with the successful bid for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup to be hosted by Australia and New Zealand. We look forward to having Jane Fernandez, GM of the FIFA World Cup Bid, Australian cricketer Tayla Vlaeminck and Australian netballer/AFLW player Ash Brazill as part of a panel discussion and Q&A.  

To keep the tradition of the breakfast event alive, the morning will also begin with an optional breakfast making tutorial with a celebrity chef. There will also be other elements of connectedness incorporated into the event.   

The 2020 Women in Sport Breakfast will begin at 8.30am with the optional half an hour breakfast tutorial and formalities will run from 9.00am until approximately 10.30am.  


The 2020 Women in Sport Breakfast will be held online. An event link will be emailed to attendees the Monday prior to the event. 


Event Partners
Contact Details:

Gen Simmons, Gymnastics Victoria Marketing and Commercial Manager

E: gsimmons@gymnasticsvictoria.org.au

T: 0431 174 248