Kerri Pottharst, Olympic gold medalist and Australia's most decorated indoor and beach Volleyball player, will be guest speaker at Soroptimist International (SI) Griffith's eighth annual International Women's Day (IWD) Breakfast.
Renowned for being one of the fiercest competitors in the world of volleyball, Kerri represented Australia for an incredible 20 years.
She competed in three Olympic Games and won two Olympic medals - Bronze at Atlanta and then the Gold against Brazil during the Sydney 2000 Games.
Now known for being a successful inspirational speaker, presenter, entrepreneur and published author, Kerri will talk about overcoming injury, Olympic success, and her Gold Medal Excellence strategies at the upcoming breakfast.
We are excited to hear stories from Kerri's time as a champion competitor and to learn how she continues to motivate and inspire people to overcome their fears and self doubts, set goals, and to push through the barriers to achieve them.Sue Ruskin, SI Griffith President
"Amongst Kerri's many skills is her ability to connect with the audience in a way that is warm, authentic, and most importantly, relatable, and we are looking forward to experiencing this first hand," Sue Ruskin, SI Griffith President, said.
"We are excited to hear stories from Kerri's time as a champion competitor and to learn how she continues to motivate and inspire people to overcome their fears and self doubts, set goals, and to push through the barriers to achieve them," she added.
The 2020 International Women's Day theme is an equal world is an enabled world with the hashtag #EachforEqual.
SI Griffith's IWD breakfast will be held from 7am to 8.30am on Thursday March 5 at the Exies Club.
Tickets can be purchased at here or at Griffith Camera House.