Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australasia (WGHA) has partnered with Intrust Super to offer a woman working within the gaming and hospitality industries a professional development scholarship.

The scholarship is to complete an online six-week course titled “Leading Operational Excellence” delivered by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

“We are proud to partner with Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australasia to provide a female in the industry an opportunity to study with a globally renowned university and maximise movement to their career goals,” stated Intrust Super CEO Brendan O’Farrell.

Helen Galloway, CEO of WGHA, added: “I am so pleased to be able to offer the Intrust Super Scholarship to an emerging female leader. This is a fabulous opportunity to learn from senior faculty at MIT on proven processes for innovating product development and service design. Our industry needs diversity of thought and ideas in this current environment.”

WGHA is working to address the challenge of female representation at senior levels by targeting the career advancement of women and advocating the progression of high performing females. In partnership with Intrust Super the association will be announcing further scholarship opportunities in the coming months.

To be eligible for the Intrust Super Scholarship, women must show ambition for holding a leadership position in gaming, hospitality or gaming related industries, able to commit to six hours per week for the six-week program, and have a desire to further their professional education.

Interested candidates should fill out an application which includes: an application form, the candidate’s resume, a letter of support from the candidate’s immediate manager, and their reasons for applying. Visit the WGHA website to learn more about the Intrust Super Scholarship and how to apply.

Applications close on 23 April, and the scholarship recipient will be announced on 12 May via social media.

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