Whanake o te Kōpara. Young Women Leadership Program
Whanake o te Kōpara is a leadership development experience for young women aged 19 to 25 from across Aotearoa. Facilitated and enabled by The Shift Foundation (Shift) and Women in Sport Aotearoa (WISPA) this mahi was informed by an identified gap in leadership opportunities for young women, particularly in the sport, active recreation and wellbeing sectors.
Whanake o te Kōpara is built upon the foundations of co-design, social learning, ako spaces, value creation, and a commitment to te ao Māori principles.
This unique program was co-funded by The US Embassy of New Zealand and Sarah Leberman.