Chloe Dalton decided to take action on gender inequality by using her platform as a triple-code elite athlete. She did that by creating The Female Athlete Project (in her Mum and Dads garage) to shine a light on the positive achievements of women athletes. TFAP has a podcast, social media channels, merch and much more with a lofty goal: to increase the number of people following women's sport.
I loved this conversation because Chloe provides practical advice for any of us who want to positively impact women in sport, as well as a HUGE call to action for sporting administrators around Australia.
Chloe Dalton is a three-code elite athlete, having participated at the top level in AFLW, Basketball and Rugby 7’s. After playing basketball in the WNBL with the Sydney Uni Flames, Chloe transitioned to Rugby, where she debuted for the Australian Rugby 7s team in 2014.
At the Rio 2016 Olympics, Chloe won Gold with the Australian 7s team and was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for Service to Sport. She was also recognised as Australia’s top Rugby 7s player in 2017, winning the Shawn Mackay Medal. Chloe then crossed codes again to Aussie rules, making her debut in 2019 for Carlton in the AFLW. Chloe currently plays AFLW for the GWS Giants and is the founder of The Female Athlete Project – which we’ll talk a lot about today!
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Michelle Redfern is a globally recognised gender equality, diversity and inclusion strategist. She advises organisations in the business and sporting sectors on DEI strategy development and implementation and works directly with women leaders to advance their careers.
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