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Women in rugby


Helping World Rugby transform the future of the women’s game for good

As Global Partner of Women in Rugby and Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2021, Capgemini is committed to supporting female leaders to transform the game of rugby.

Our Global Ambassador, Stacey Fluhler, takes us through her transformational story. With her focus on the future, Stacey shares her vision for rugby, knowing that the opportunity to build the future we want is in our hands.

Focusing on the future

Stacey Fluhler’s story of transformation

Women in Rugby program

As a Global Partner of the Women in Rugby program, we support the Women in Rugby Leadership program. This identifies and develops the current and next generation of female leaders in the world of rugby, enabling inspirational role models to fulfil their potential and create further parity across the game. Each year, 12 scholars are granted access to the best learning programs from the Capgemini University.

As a global leader in digital transformation, with over 350,000 employees in more than 50 countries, we are well positioned to bring our long-established expertise in taking top talent to the next level to the Women in Rugby Leadership program.

We are deeply committed to promoting equal opportunities both in tech and in rugby, on and off the pitch. As part of our ESG commitments, we have set an ambitious objective to reach 30% of women in executive leadership positions at Capgemini by 2025, and our University is a key tool for us to grow top female talent.

Virginie Regis, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Transformational stories

Capgemini celebrates transformational leaders with a series of stories sharing insights and experiences from inspiring women within our business and from the Women in Rugby program we support.

Rowena Davenport is a Director of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union and a Capgemini Women in Rugby Scholar, find out more about her story from a rugby player, to becoming the first female chair of a major provincial union in New Zealand and the transformational work she is having on the game.

Rowena Davenport

Director of the New Zealand Rugby Football Union

Women in Rugby Leadership scholar Becky Davies shares her story of playing a key role at RWC 2015 and how that experience culminated in World Rugby offering her an executive scholarship for the Women in Rugby program.

Rebecca ‘Becky’ Davies

World Rugby Women in Leadership scholar
RFU Council Member

    Women in Rugby Leadership Program

    Discover more leadership stories on the Women in Rugby site.

    More on the Rugby World Cup 2021

    The Rugby World Cup 2021 is being held from 8 October to 12 November 2022 in Auckland and Whangarei, New Zealand.