Badminton Oceania can very proudly say that they have a high representation of women in all areas – both on and off the field.

Leading the way is the President – Geraldine Brown, who is also a BWF Vice President and the Chair of the BWF Women in Badminton Commission.

The statistics below are a work in progress to be completed by the end of 2015

Women Board Members

BWF qualified Referees from Oceania



Badminton Oceania has a newly introduced award (2014) POWA(President of Oceania Women’s Award).  This award is awarded bi-annually aligned with the Oceania Championships

The BWF also has a Women in Badminton Award

In 2014 the POWA was won by Val Nesbit – Australia

Val was also the proud recipient of the 2015 BWF Women in Badminton Award – Pictured