This year the Minerva Network has partnered with the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) to continue our support of sportswomen and maximise their opportunities on and off the field.
Newcastle-based elite para-athlete, Aimee Fisher, has been awarded the second annual Newcastle Knights Minerva Scholarship in recognition of her outstanding achievements in national athletics. The $10,000 12-month scholarship will enable Fisher to progress her Medical Sonography studies at Central Queensland University while continuing her training in Sydney.
The Minerva Network congratulates Minerva athletes, Olympic gold medal winning Rugby Sevens-turned AFLW player Chloe Dalton OAM and former Australian tennis star Casey Dellacqua, on being named joint winners of the NSW Government’s Her Sport Her Way Champion Award last Friday.
The Minerva Network’s work to support and empower women in sport was recognised by Queensland’s Governor in Brisbane this evening at an event featuring some of Queensland’s top elite women athletes.
The Minerva Network is delighted to announce the Newcastle Knights and Wests Group Australia have committed to a further $10,000 12-month tertiary scholarship.
The Minerva Network has today applauded the NSW Government’s implementation of a new advisory body designed to provide strategic advice for government on how to fast-track women to take part in all levels of sport, both on and off the field.
Accelerating change in women’s sport to encourage participation and leadership is the key focus of a new advisory body set up by the NSW Government.
In these tough times, Australia’s sportswomen provided inspiration: role models of adaptability, resilience & determination. Minerva Network is making a difference, together with our partners, by supporting these incredible role models & future leaders.
Minerva QLD Chapter Lead, Dr. Sarah Kelly OAM and our generous mentor Sarah Bryden @ Holding Redlich hosted our 'Reflect and Reset’ event in the heart of Brisbane CBD on 3 December: International Day of People with a Disability.
The Brisbane Business Hub was the venue for our October 25 “Pursuit of Excellence : Career Management" workshop and cocktail reception, hosted by Minerva QLD State Chapter Lead Dr. Sarah Kelly OAM.
Five of Australia’s Olympic and Paralympic heroes have shared stories of their personal journeys – tales of their tragedies and triumphs – at an inspiring online event designed to lift the spirits of school-aged children in NSW who were severely impacted by COVID lockdowns.
Lucille Bailie's quest to help female athletes avoid post-career blues
FIVE of Australia’s leading women in sport from the Tokyo Olympic & Paralympic Games will offer up their key learnings and advice to scores of NSW school children in the latest in a series of online events produced by the Minerva Network.
The Minerva Network has now spread its wings to the nation’s capital with Australian basketball legend and prominent business leader Lucille Bailie appointed to the role of ACT Chapter Leader.
Flexible businesses often attract the best employees, and this flexibility allows them to tap into an Olympic-size pool of talented athletes ready and willing to bring their many marketable skills to that business. LISA CEDRES reports in Part 2 of our Transferable Skills series
Dedication, Discipline, Desire, perseverance, performing under pressure, teamwork, communication and more . . . elite athletes have these skills instinctually and have been conditioned in such a way that they are often perfect for senior roles in business. In the first of a two-part series, LISA CEDRES reports on why our leading athletes often become stars of the corporate world.
THEY are two of Australia’s all-time greatest athletes, and today the Minerva Network is delighted to announce the appointment of Louise Sauvage and Priya Cooper as Minerva Legends who will inspire a new generation of outstanding Paralympians.
Minerva Network confirmed today that it will partner with the Australian Olympic Committee and Paralympics Australia in supporting the nation’s returning Olympians by running a series of quarantine sessions that will facilitate their post-Games transition.
Join us to at this special online event: Celebrating Women in Sport on Green & Gold Day. Featuring Olympic and Paralympic Champions and Stars including Louise Sauvage OAM, Kerri Pottharst OAM OLY, Alicia Lucas OAM (nee Quirk), Madison de Rozario, Daniel Kowalski OAM, Jane Waldburger (nee Moran) and leaders for women in sport The Hon Natalie Ward MLC, Christine McLoughlin AM, Lynne Anderson, Kate McLoughlin and Amy Duggan.
Expect great things. When badminton player Gronya Somerville steps onto Court 1 on Saturday evening with women’s doubles partner Setyana Mapasa, many people will be watching.
DAYS out from her Olympics debut in Tokyo and Narrabeen's Georgie Rowe is focusing on a few things - each individual stroke and harnessing those butterflies. The 28-year-old is a relative newcomer in her sport, Women's Rowing Eight, compared to her Olympic peers, but she's already at the top of her field.