Both head coach Michelle Cowan and midfielder Lara Filocamo are taking the lead in promoting the positive mental health message of Act-Belong-Commit to teammates, spectators
“The joy of seeing other women feel empowered and feel like they belong is important for me as an athlete, nothing is better than seeing and hearing young women wanting to get involved in sport and having the confidence to play after watching our games”.
Being active, having a sense of belonging and having a purpose in life all contribute to happiness, good mental health and stronger communities, and the good news is there are some simple things we can all do to build resilient communities, as is championed by
In 2018, International Women’s Day is also highlighting the #PressForProgress Women’s World
“International Women’s Day is a fantastic time for us to celebrate women and also celebrate men who support amazing women” - Michelle Cowan
In addition to marking International Women’s Day, Michelle and Lara will be taking over the Act-Belong-Commit social media channels to #PressForProgress and encourage everyone to #actbelongcommit to keep mentally healthy.
Help us celebrate women who #ActBelongCommit and to #PressForProgress by joining the conversation on March 8 across social media:
Twitter & Instagram & Facebook