An innovative and inspiring Champion campaign has kick-started the launch of ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 — and you’re invited to be part of the action.
1,000 Champions Are Being Recruited
Organisers are banding together 1000 local Champions to help promote and deliver a spectacular cricketing event. Together, the mission is to generate buzz, ensure interest is piqued and stadiums are packed come the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup Aotearoa in March and April 2022.
Kiwis from all walks of life are encouraged to sign up as Champions. A love of sports, and a drive to promote women’s cricket and stand for women’s representation in sports in Aotearoa is what will bind champions across a full spectrum of industries and professions.
50 iconic Kiwis are already signed up as Champions, representing kiwis leading the way in sports, business, entertainment and politics.
Global Women as a Proud Supporter
Among these Champions are 11 of our Global Women members. We’re beyond proud to see CEO Agnes Naera along with members Antonia Watson, Dr Farah Palmer, Fiona Allan, Jolie Hodson, Kereyn Smith, Louisa Wall, Mavis Mullins, Raelene Castle, Dame Therese Walsh, Vanisa Dhiru, and Ziena Jalil join other passionate kiwis.
Launching of the Campaign
The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup and Champion campaign launch took place on Friday 12th February, where 200 members of the wider cricket community and supporters event was celebrated at a community event at The North Shore Cricket Club. The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 will take place in six host cities across between 4 March to 3rd April 2022. Among Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, eight nations will come together to play 31 matches in 31 days.
Supporting Women’s Sports
As one of the few countries with sporting tournaments on the horizon, we have an excellent opportunity to promote women’s representation in sport, while unifying the country through the excitement of sporting events.
To be part of the action in advancing women’s sport in Aotearoa and set a global example in supporting the Wahine Toa in ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022, sign up as a Champion HERE today.
About Ava Wardecki – Ava channels her love of storytelling into writing and as a director of her company, Sneaky Social Media. With a background in corporate branding, consumer behaviour, communications and a conjoint Marketing and Public Relations degree from AUT and HEC Paris, she’s worked across corporate, fashion, lifestyle and hospitality industries. Paris born, Auckland raised and a keen traveller, she’s passionate about how understanding and creating cultures can inspire and evoke change.