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Future Women X ICC T20 World Cup Present: The Moment I Knew

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Ashurst (Ballroom)

5 Martin Place

#9

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Three elite Australian athletes share their ‘sliding doors’ moments – the time, people and places that led them to where they are today.

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What do Australia’s top women in sport have in common? They all share incredible determination and have a story to tell.

Future Women and the ICC T20 World Cup invite you to join us on November 8 for a morning of celebration. Hear three elite Australian athletes share their ‘sliding doors’ moments – the time, people and places that led them to where they are today.

The event will be hosted at Ashurst ballroom on Friday November 8, 2019 from 7.30am – 9am. Breakfast and refreshments will be served.

The event will be hosted by Nine Network television sports presenter Erin Molan.

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Alyssa Healy: Australian cricketer Alyssa Healy plays for the Australian women's national team and New South Wales in domestic cricket. She made her international debut in February 2010. On the 2012 tour of India, Healy posted some of her best international performances in the green and gold, including a career-best 90 in a T20 in Visakhapatnam. In 2018, Healy was named ICC T20 player of the year after her outstanding performances that drove the Australian Women's cricket team to a fourth ICC World T20 title. She recently became only the second Australian cricketer (man or woman) to play 100 T20 international matches.

Lauren Parker: The 30-year-old started her sporting career as a swimmer before making her way to triathlons. Winning her first Ironman and qualifying for the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii in 2014, Lauren went on to qualify for this event twice, achieving a 2nd place podium finish in 2015. The next year Lauren turned professional in the sport. While on her final training for the Port Macquarie Ironman on April 18, 2017, Lauren’s life was completely changed when she was involved in an accident leaving her instantly paralysed from the waist down. After lengthy rehab, determination and hard work, Lauren became the Para‐triathlon World Champion in September 2019. She’s now in the top spot for Olympic qualifications for Tokyo and is aiming to take home the Olympic gold medal.

Sharni Layton: Retired Collingwood Magpies AFLW player, Sharni Layton is most well-known as one of Australia's most beloved netball players. She has represented Australia 46 times, with two World Cup victories, Commonwealth Games gold and a several trans-Tasman netball leagues titles to her name. In 2017, Sharni was named captain of the Australian Diamonds however decided to pause on her decorated career shortly after due to mental health. Retiring in 2018, Sharni continues to be a big advocate for supporting mental health in sport.

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