WiP Network Conference 2022: The importance of "real" models

"I was surrounded by some real role models, that I now call them real models"

Hemma Visavadia
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WiP Network Conference 2022: The importance of "real" models

Opening the Women in Protection Network Conference 2022, Donna Fraser OBE, shared how through her experience of being surrounded by female role models, competing at the Olympics and overcoming breast cancer, forced her to strengthen her physical and mental wellbeing.

The WiP Network Conference returned today (28 April) with the day's keynote address delivered by four-time Olympian, Donna Fraser OBE. In her keynote address, Fraser explored three main themes; overcoming hardship and pushing yourself to get back up, acceptance that while you are unable to change events there is always something to be learnt from them, and the importance of equality, diversity, and inclusivity. During her early years breaking into the athletics scene, Fraser highlighted...

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