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PNG CGA congratulates Team PNG Athlete Ambassador Vavine Yore for being awarded a
Commonwealth Women’s Leadership Programme Scholarship in 2022
The Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee in its capacity as the PNG Commonwealth Games
Association (PNGCGA) is pleased to announce and congratulate Vavine Yore on being selected as one of 25 women from the Commonwealth and as a first successful recipient from Papua New Guinea to be awarded the Commonwealth Women’s Leadership Programme Scholarship (CWLPS) in 2022.
The CWLP scholarship offers women in sport in the Commonwealth access to cutting-edge opportunities that will empower them to become leaders within their sport and community on their development journeys to being strong role models and agents of change to guide the next generation of women in sport. It aims to support emerging female leaders to access appropriate educational and experiential opportunities which will empower them as leaders for equal rights within their sport and communities.
This program will support participants to not only clarify their leadership ambitions and recognise their leadership strengths but more importantly will broaden their understanding of their role in supporting equality within the Commonwealth Sports Movement. Included in the package is mentoring by both local and international mentors to support their journey and ambitions. As part of the course requirement, Yore will be required to complete a 1-year personal development plan.
Yore is employed with the PNG Sports Foundation, under its High Performance (HP) Sports, as a Performance Manager (Team Sports), managing an integrated system that provides support to 13 diverse disciplines of teams sports that comprise elite-level National Athletes, Team Coaches, and Team Managers, working in collaboration with the National Federations. In this capacity, she manages and provides oversight to ensure that the 200+ athletes that access the HP Gym 2-3 times week access leading specialist services to reach peak performance.
PNGCGA Secretary-General, Auvita Rapilla congratulated Yore on behalf of the organisation &
“The PNGCGA is delighted to receive this exciting news this week and duly congratulates Yore on the success of her application and achievement, of being awarded the scholarship and to join the recipients across the Commonwealth as the Cohort of 2022.”
“We wish her all the best in the program and as a thriving young leader, we have no doubt that she
will be successful in her endeavours building her career and leadership in sport”.
Yore expressed her profound gratitude for the support from PNGCGA for her successful nomination and looks forward to working with her mentors in guiding her journey to be a strong role model and agent of change promoting equality in communities and sport.
PNG Olympic Committee