2015 espnW: Women + Sports Summit Stream

All times in PDT
2:00PM Summit Kick-off and Welcome Remarks, with Laura Gentile and Sage Steele
2:30PM-3:15PM Chief Executive Interview: How UA is Empowering Women and Building a Global Business, with Kevin Plank, CEO, Under Armour; interviewed by Jane McManus
3:30PM-4:20PM W Power Talks: 10-minute focused talks by key industry leaders
  • How Play Can Change the World, Johann Koss, Founder, Right to Play International
  • Teammates for Life, Jessica Mendoza & Ramona Shelburne
  • The NCAA and Female Athletes, Mark Lewis, EVP Championships & Alliances, NCAA
  • Learning to Walk Again, Amy Van Dyken, Six-time Olympic gold medalist
4:25PM-5:05PM Capitalizing on a World Cup Championship, a conversation with Abby Wambach, Ali Krieger, and Dan Levy; interviewed by Jessica Mendoza
5:10PM-5:40PM Women + Leadership Research Report, 2015, presented by EY and espnW
6:20PM-6:50PM Breaking Barriers and Pursuing a Vision for the NBA Players Association, with Michele Roberts, Executive Director, NBPA; introduction by Sage Steele
6:55PM-7:10PM Toyota Everyday Heroes, introductory remarks with Cari Champion
7:15PM-8:05PM Athlete Panel: Voices of the Future, with Sam Gordon, Victoria Duval, Jaden Newman, and Claressa Shields; moderated by Julie Foudy
9:15AM-9:50AM Persevering with Purpose, with Lizzie Velasquez
9:55AM-10:40AM The Business of Empowerment: How Brands are Shifting How They Communicate to Women and Girls, with Miraj, Parikh, Laura Dressman, Jess Weiner and Patricia Betron; moderated by Kate Fagan
11:00AM-11:30AM Sexual Assault on College Campuses, with Katie Hnida; interviewed by Jane McManus
11:35AM-12:20PM Women + Social Change, a panel discussion with Meredith Walker, Jenni Luke, Carmelita Jeter, and Whitney Williams; moderated by Sarah Spain
1:35PM-2:15PM W Power Talks: 10-minute focused talks by key industry leaders
  • Building Brands for Female Sports Icons, Max Eisenbud, SVP IMG Tennis
  • New Frontiers in Women's Hockey, Dani Rylan, Founder & Commissioner, National Women's Hockey League
  • The World Cup Journey, Jill Ellis, Head Coach, US Women's National Team
5:20PM-5:50PM Evening Keynote: Using Your Power for Purpose, with Kim Azzarelli, Co-founder and Partner, Seneca Point Global; interviewed by Kate Fagan
7:25PM-8:10PM World-Class Athlete Panel: Achieving Excellence in Sports and Life, with Sue Bird, Hilary Knight, and Julia Mancuso; moderated by Jemele Hill
9:15AM-10:05AM How Innovation and Technology are Transforming Sport for Women, a panel discussion with Mark Gainey, Christina Anderson, Jake Waxenberg, Xavi Cortadelles, and Dawn Scott; moderated by Julie Foudy
10:10AM-10:55AM Women in Leadership: the Female Advantage, a panel disucssion with Karen Brodkin, Cynthia Hogan and Beth Brooke-Marciniak; moderated by Sage Steele
11:25AM-12:10PM World Cup Greatness: Peak Training and Performance, with Carli Lloyd and James Galanis; interviewed by Sage Steele

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