Roar heard at mentor’s breakfast

Samantha Lane, third left, with Girl Guides Women of Note Casey Mentor Breakfast committee members Amanda Muxworthy, Mary Jo Cochrane, Kay Rankin, Cath Stocks, Suyinh Beardsley Rachael Lange and Sarah Dunstan.

Young women were inspired to fly high for their marks at a mentoring breakfast at Bunjil Place on 4 May.

The Girl Guides Victoria Women of Note Casey Mentor Breakfast, now in its 22nd year, gives Year 11 students the chance to meet with professional career and business women.

Guest speaker was award-winning sports journalist Samantha Lane, who has just released her book on the inaugural season of AFLW, titled Roar.

She is well known as an AFL broadcaster on Channel 7 as well as her reportage for The Age.

Kiah Gomez of Narre Warren P-12 College meanwhile received the Kay Rankin Inspirational Young Woman Award.

The award celebrates students who are positive, selfless and community-minded role-models.

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