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Ann Mitchell

Date Posted: 10 March 2011

Ann Mitchell has been associated with women’s sport as a player (cricket at state and national level), manager, coach, journalist, and administrator for nearly fifty years. She contributes regularly to cricket journals and has provided commentary for Sydney radio and ABC television.

As Executive Director of Sydney University Women’s Sport and Deputy Director Sydney University Sport, Mitchell has led debates about improving the status of women in sport by promoting gender equity in university sport. Over her lengthy career as a volunteer and employee in the sport industry, she has been instrumental in developing opportunities for women in university sports not just as active participants but in non-playing roles including administration, coaching and sports medicine.

Read the current entry on Ann Mitchell in the Australian Women’s Register.

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