England's World Cup winner Rachael Burford hopes to inspire the next generation of girls by winning Olympic gold with Team GB in Rio.
While world champions New Zealand welcome back some familiar faces, they along with Australia and USA will also field some new faces in the Women's Sevens Series opener in Dubai.
Five of England's squad for the opening round of the Women's Sevens Series in Dubai are Women's Rugby World Cup 2014 winners, while their Pool C opponents Canada will also have some familiar faces from that title decider.
The IRB has announced the draw for the first round of Women's Sevens World Series in Dubai this December.
IRB Women's Sevens Player of the Year Emilee Cherry looks ahead to the Women's Sevens World Series in Dubai during the Gold Coast Sevens.
Australia Sevens coach Tim Walsh's first year in charge was a breakthrough year on the IRB Women's Sevens World Series.
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