Cape Winelands Plays Host to International Women’s Cricket Conference

Cape Winelands Plays Host To International Women's Cricket Conference

On Sunday, 05 April 2023 ahead of the Women’s T20 World Cup, Ald (Dr) Elna von Schlicht, Executive Mayor did the official welcome at the Women’s Cricket Conference at Labori Estate in Paarl.

” Sport is a very powerful tool for achieving gender equality. We currently see many positive stories around the world and within South Africa, where sport has become a vehicle of hope for our young people. I am especially pleased and proud that the Women’s Cricket Science, Medicine, and Leadership Conference and three of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup matches are hosted in the beautiful Cape Winelands District. We are grateful for the economic booster that this opportunity is bringing to our district.”

The topics covered during this international conference included science, medicine and leadership in Women’s Cricket, covered by presenters that are former and current elite players, coaches, professors, physiotherapists, medical doctors and other leaders and experts in the field of Women’s Cricket.

Caption: Ald (Dr) Elna von Schlicht (Executive Mayor with the speakers at the conference.

Seated: Max Jordaan, Prof. Benita Olivier, Prudence Palandwa, Prof. Christa Janse Van Rensburg

Back row: Jo Prins, Megyn Robertson, Belinda Clark, Ald (Dr) Elna von Schlicht (Executive Mayor) Charvi Bhatt (UAE), Prof Candice Christie Franso-Mari Olivier and Dr. Rasika Maharaj

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