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Women In Sport Summit 2024: Speaker Spotlight

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Taking place on July 24 at The Star Gold Coast, the Women In Sport Summit 2024 brings sport’s most influential women come together to inform, engage, and inspire all those in or aspiring to be part of the sports industry.Our esteemed lineup of speakers have worked in leading global and domestic organisations, and are influential leaders in levelling the playing field for women in sport.

With more speaker announcements to come, be sure to connect with Ministry of Sport on social media below:

QUT – Queensland University of Technology

We are excited to announce that a distinguished panel from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) will be speaking at the Women In Sport Summit 2024 within the Commercial stream. The panel will delve into “The Commercialisation of Women’s Sport,” a pivotal topic in today’s evolving sports landscape.

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a leading Australian university in Brisbane, known for its focus on real-world outcomes and high-quality education across various disciplines. Committed to innovation and sustainability, QUT equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

The panel features:

Professor Sarah Kelly: As the Head of the Graduate School of Business at QUT, Professor Kelly is renowned for her leadership in global sports management and governance, including roles with the Brisbane Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Brisbane Lions AFL Football Club. Her extensive work in sports law, technology, and gender equality, highlighted by her role in the AFLW’s achievements, has earned her an Order of Australia Medal.

Professor Divya Mehta: A geneticist and biostatistician, Professor Mehta co-leads the Sports Systems Domain at QUT’s Centre for Data Science. Her research focuses on the genetics of stress and well-being, particularly among athletes, with significant contributions to the understanding of stress-related disorders and the benefits of exercise and social support. Her work has earned her several accolades, including the Superstar of STEM.

Emily Rosemond OLY: The Director of Sport at QUT, Emily is a Winter Olympian and Commonwealth Games medallist. She leads QUT’s Sporting Strategy, emphasizing the integration of new technologies to benefit both the university and the broader sports industry. Her initiatives include the development of the Virtual Cycling Centre and esports programs aimed at isolated communities.

Kate Taylor: As the Executive Director of Industry Engagement at QUT, Kate Taylor spearheads strategic research partnerships and the commercialization of QUT’s intellectual property. Her roles on various boards and directorships, combined with her active participation in the Australian innovation ecosystem, underscore her commitment to advancing industry engagement and innovation.

Join us at the Women In Sport Summit 2024 to gain insights from these experts on how the commercialisation of women’s sport is shaping the future of the industry.

Secure Your Tickets Before They Sell Out!

To hear from this wonderful lineup of speakers, gain actionable insights, network with professionals, and be part of a community driving the future of sports, grab your tickets to the Women In Sport Summit 2024 before they sell out!

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