Sharon Kwarula

PNG athlete joins international women’s seminar

The International Athletics Federation Gender Leadership Taskforce has identified a need to provide specific leadership and development opportunities for aspiring female leaders within the sport of athletics.

Kwarula was selected along with other representatives from the Oceania Region; Eritabeta Teaiwa of Kiribati and New Zealander Annette Purvis.

The three Oceania delegates will join 31 others representing Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.

PNG athlete returns after completing degree

After seeing much success on the track and the classroom overseas, Kwarula and Athletics PNG expressed mutual interest in utilising her skills and experience in the sport and in business.

 Athletics PNG has facilitated Kwarula’s enrolment in continuing education courses in International Business from the University of New Mexico and its own High-Performance Administrative Development.

Otto Wafia, who also spent time at College in the USA as well as team manageress Nola Peni, have been extended the same assistance.