Women Athletes Business Network Mentoring Program Christina Wheeler Christina Wheeler is currently the Senior Associate to the Honourable Associate Justice/Senior Master Efthim. In addition, she is undertaking a postgraduate Master of Energy and Resources Law course at University of Melbourne as a Future Generations 2014 Scholarship holder. Wheeler is a former elite tennis player who competed professionally for over a decade on the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and International Tennis Federation (ITF) tours. In the course of her sporting career, she represented Australia at the Commonwealth Youth Games, various Federation Cup Teams and played in all grand slams (Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open). After retirement in mid-2008, Wheeler began pursuing a career in law. In 2013, she graduated with an undergraduate Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) degree and in doing so was awarded the Dean’s Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Wheeler hopes the WABN mentor program experience will provide her with the essential guidance required to continue her transition from professional sport into a high level executive position in the long term. She aims to specialise in the natural resources and renewables industries, and believes ensuring energy security and tackling climate change is fundamental to the future of all nations. In addition, Wheeler is passionate about promoting educational opportunities for disadvantaged youth, drawing from her own experience of how empowering access to education can be. Recently, Wheeler was offered a position with a top tier international law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills, which will commence in March 2015.