Back to top anchor

Blog post

New Zealand Olympic Women in Sport's Leadership Academy Graduation

This afternoon, Dame Patsy and Sir David hosted the 2020 graduates of the New Zealand Olympic Women in Sports Leadership Academy. The academy was created in 2017 to encourage female athletes coming to the end of their competitive career to build on their knowledge and apply it to sports administration.

Despite the growing popularity of women’s sport both in New Zealand and worldwide, there remains a gender disparity in sports administration. WSPA aims to encourage Olympians to develop their leadership skills and apply that to a career behind the scenes in sports. The end goal is to make sports more diverse and accessible to everyone.

More photos

Dame Patsy Reddy, Olympic Women In Sport Leadership Academy

Help us improve the Governor-General website

Your feedback is very important in helping us improve the Governor-General website.

2 + 7 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.