On Tuesday, World Rugby will again celebrate International Women’s Day with the expansion of its Women’s Executive Leadership Scholarship programme.
This scholarship has turned into a global network that helps women leaders thrive and develop in rugby.
Past recipients have gone on to fill governance roles at a local, national and regional level and the knowledge gained along the way has been passed down to those who have come after them.
Council member who was part of the inaugural Scholarship programme in 2018.
“It’s been an honour to see the growth of women’s rugby year on year in Asia and see some big milestones achieved with constitutional changes, record number of Union Presidents who are female and a strong network of women all passionate about growing the game in their communities,” Milby said.
“I’m excited to pass the torch to Nahid who will continue to lead the Gender Equity Committee forward, exploring more ways to remove barriers to make rugby more accessible to all.”