Keynote Speakers

Tyla Nathan-Wong

The talented Tyla has already represented New Zealand in Rugby Sevens, Touch and Tag, is an Olympic Silver Medalist, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist, 2x time Rugby Sevens World Cup winner and been named the NZ Rugby Sevens Player of the Year. She is known for having incredible footwork, speed, composure and leadership abilities on the field. Embracing both her Maori and Chinese culture, Tyla is passionate about representation in sports and has spoken at the New Zealand Chinese Association Diverse Bananas International Conference and the New Zealand Chinese Youth Leaders Camp. Hosting many talks around schools in New Zealand, Tyla has enjoyed sharing her thoughts around leadership, goal setting and following your dreams - she hopes to inspire her audience and the next generation.

Shaz Dagg  

The SIDE Event Committee are working on a line-up of industry experts to deliver exciting keynote addresses. Watch this space!

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