Each For Equal: Guest speaker ideas for International Women's Day

More and more women sports stars are booked through PickStar for guest speaker opportunities every year, and there’s no day they are in more demand than on International Women’s Day.

In fact, last year International Women’s Day was PickStar’s busiest day for bookings ever, and with a number of top female athletes already booked through PickStar for this year’s events on Sunday 8 March, now is the time to secure the perfect inspirational speaker.


Know your theme


In 2020, the International Women’s Day theme is #EachForEqual, and centres on the need for all people to actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women's achievements.


Find the right International Women's Day speaker


Finding the right sports star to speak at your event will drive home the message, themes and ideals of International Women’s Day, while engaging your audience.


Here’s just a few ideas for great women sports stars listed on PickStar who would be perfect for a guest speaker role at an International Women’s Day event.


Sharni Layton


Sharni Layton is a netball legend and AFLW rookie. As one of Australia’s best known sports stars who are advocates for mental health, Sharni is an ideal speaker on topics such as overcoming mental exhaustion, wellbeing and leadership.


Read more and request to book Sharni here.


Kyah Simon



Kyah Simon is a star soccer player with the Matildas and a proud indigenous athlete. Kyah has been at the forefront of the successful equal pay push for Australian female footballers.


Read more and request to book Kyah here.


Ash Brazill


Ash Brazill is a trailblazing multi-sport athlete who plays for Collingwood in the Super Netball and AFLW competitions. As well as being an experienced content creator and adrenalin junkie, Ash was also the first openly gay netballer and is regarded as an inspiring leader.


Read more and request to book Ash here.


Alisa Camplin


Alisa Camplin is an aerial skier who won gold at the Winter Olympic Games, before building a highly successful corporate career. She speaks regularly on overcoming tragedy, resilience and leadership.


Read more and request to book Alisa here.


Caitlin Bassett


Star netballer Caitlin Bassett first entered the Diamond’s squad in 2008 and has since scored over 2000 goals for the side. As the Australian Diamonds netball captain, Caitlin in available to speak on leadership, sacrifice and resilience in the pursuit of success.


Read more and request to book Caitlin here.


Want more athlete speaker ideas for IWD 2020? Check out this list.


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