Prof Sandi Hayes recognised by ESSA for International Women’s Day

Congratulations to QUT Improving Health Outcomes for People leader Professor Sandi Hayes who was selected this year by ESSA (Exercise and Sports Science Australia) as a pioneering women in the exercise and sports science industry.

This year’s International Women’s Day campaign looked at #BeBoldForChange, and last month ESSA called for nominations for influential women who have actively worked for change in this industry. Prof Hayes was one of three women selected by a panel for portraying true leadership and influential change.

Professor Sandi Hayes strives to improve women’s health through world-first research into the use of exercise in optimising outcomes for women with breast and gynaecological cancers. Her passion and success are providing a visible path for women in research to emulate and Sandi is a valuable mentor for women wanting to progress in the field of exercise and cancer.