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Women in Sport Mentoring Program

Launch your career in sport, meet key sport stakeholders and take your leadership to the next level through the Women in Sport Mentoring Program.


EXPERIENCED
PROGRAM TEAM

Carol Fox

WSA Chair, Principal Trainer & Executive Coach – Confident Communication for Leaders

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Bron Madigan

Managing Director – Dynamix Sport Projects, Board Member - Softball Victoria

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Mentoring Program

Mentoring is a proven and practical way to encourage the participation and advancement of women in the workforce. The creation of supportive ‘role-model’ based relationships allows a more experienced individual to guide, encourage and support the mentee as she strives to achieve identified aspirations and goals.

Successful leaders regularly cite their mentors as having played a critical role in their career success. Mentors can also open doors that might have otherwise been closed.

Over the past four years, WSA’s Mentoring Program has provided opportunities for over 100 women to form mentoring partnerships with senior female and male sports leaders.

In 2019 we have held workshops in Melbourne and Sydney so far and we look forward to bringing workshops to more cities around Australia soon.

Program Structure

Mentees are assessed and carefully matched with mentors to maximise the learning and development.

Mentees attend a Professional Workshop focusing on:

  • Being a Confident Leader
  • The Art of Networking
  • Boards and Committees
  • Career Pathways

There are three one-to-one sessions between the mentor and mentee and regular program communication provides guidance to mentors and mentees, ensuring progress is made.

The program concludes with an evaluation to assess how well it has met expectations and assist future enhancement.

Mentee Commitment

  • Attendance at the Professional Workshop
  • Pro active engagement with your mentor and participation in the program
  • A minimum of three meetings between the mentor and mentee

Benefits

  • Provides a supportive environment for personal development and increases self-esteem and confidence
  • Provides mentees with new skills, industry knowledge and a personal development plan and pathway options
  • Advances career opportunities with the establishment of professional networks

Costs

The 2019 Women’s Mentoring Program fees are as follows 
(all fees are inclusive of GST):

Individual fee: $450 per participant

Multiple participant fee: $405 per participant (for organisations who register more than one participant)

Scholarships

In 2019, WSA is pleased to announce a number of scholarships for women who would like to participate in the program but do not have access to the required funding. Scholarship details will be announced soon.



Become a WSA Mentor

The WSA program is made possible through the generous support of WSA members, partners and associates who volunteer their valuable time as mentors. It’s an opportunity for them to give back to the sporting community and support our next generation of female leaders in sport. If you are interested in becoming one of our WSA mentors, click the link below.


APPLY NOW

Women in Sport Mentoring Program

Launch your career in sport, meet key sport stakeholders and take your leadership to the next level through the Women in Sport Mentoring Program.


EXPERIENCED
PROGRAM TEAM

Carol Fox

WSA Chair, Principal Trainer & Executive Coach – Confident Communication for Leaders

Visit Website

Bron Madigan

Managing Director – Dynamix Sport Projects, Board Member - Softball Victoria

Visit Website