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Video and live updates from the 2022 espnW Summit NYC

Sarah Spain with Sabrina Ionescu, Didi Richards and Kendall Ellis during the World-Class Athlete Conversation panel at the 2022 espnW Summit NYC. Kelly Buckus / ESPN Images

On Wednesday, the 2022 espnW Summit NYC brought together industry influencers and athletes from WNBA star Sabrina Ionescu to three-time Olympic medalist Eileen Gu to NWSL commissioner Jessica Berman.

Missed any of the action? We've got you covered:


10:00 - 10:30 a.m.: Summit NYC Welcome and Opening with Laura Gentile / Executive vice president, commercial marketing, Disney Networks & ESPN and Sarah Spain, Summit Host. Featuring a special performance by Rapsody / Grammy-nominated rapper

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2022 espnW NYC Summit Welcome and Opening

Sarah Spain opens the 2022 espnW NYC Summit and special performance by Grammy-nominated rapper, Rhapsody

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2022 espnW Summit Opening Conversation

Sarah Spain and Executive Vice President, Commercial Marketing, Disney Networks & ESPN Laura Gentile sit down to talk women in sports

"We've shown our wins throughout the years and the level of engagement ... but the change that's happening now feels much broader. It's audience growth, sponsorships, leadership ... The 12 years [since the first espnW Summit] have brought us to this place of feeling more concrete." -- Laura Gentile


10:30 - 11:10 a.m.: World-Class Athlete Conversation featuring Sabrina Ionescu, Didi Richards and Kendall Ellis with Sarah Spain

The Legend of Sabrina Ionescu

Track star Kendall Ellis on setting the world record with Roisin Willis

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2022 espnW Summit World-Class Athlete Conversation

Sarah Spain sits down with New York Liberty's Sabrina Ionescu, Didi Richards, and Olympic Gold Medalist Kendall Ellis to talk about their athletic careers and persevering as women

"[The sport] has obviously grown, so there's this momentum of a lot of women that just got drafted and there are new fans. It's great to see." -- Sabrina Ionescu

"There has to be some level of obsession to be great. You're dedicating so much time to it so you want to be the best. I know I'm not my best self when I'm not balanced and not finding joy off the track, but you do have to have a certain level of obsession." -- Kendall Ellis


11:10 - 12:30 p.m.: Fifty/50 Spotlight Hosted by Elle Duncan; introduction by Allison Glock / Journalist, TV writer/producer and Filmmaker

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2022 espnW NYC Summit 50/Fifty Spotlight

SportsCenter Host and Commentator Elle Duncan spotlights the 50/Fifty initiative, highlighting women's civil rights and equity across sports and culture

"[It's] not enough to have a seat at the table. We need our voices in every room." -- Allison Glock

37 Words Co-Director Nicole Newnham / Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning independent film producer and director & Grant High School softball players: Olivia Dunn, Elisabeth Kollrack and Madyson Roach

"Don't be afraid to make people mad." -- Elisabeth Kollrack, on fighting for change

W. Studios Fifty/50 Shorts presented by Google: Let Noor Run, featuring Director Shayla Harris, Noor Alexandria Abukaram and Yolanda Melendez

"You have to do your best and let your actions speak, not their thoughts." -- Yolanda Melendez


12:30 - 1:20 p.m.: Lunch and virtual workout presented by Gatorade

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2022 espnW NYC Summit Virtual Workout Presented by Gatorade

Yoga Instructor, Nicole Sciacca, takes you through a virtual yoga workout presented by Gatorade


1:20 - 2:00 p.m.: Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy & Lynn Olszowy, featuring Eileen Gu / Freestyle skier, 2022 Olympic gold medalist

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2022 espnW NYC Summit Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy & Lynn Olszowy

Julie Foudy & Lynn Olszowy, hosts of the podcast 'Laughter Permitted,' interview 2022 Olympic gold medalist Eileen Gu about her journey as a Chinese-American athlete.

"The only failure is being afraid to try." -- Eileen Gu

Freeski star Eileen Gu's delicate balancing act between China and the U.S.


2:00 - 2:45 p.m.: W. Power Talks hosted by Monica McNutt

Nicole LaVoi / Director, The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota

Jon Patricof / CEO and Co-Founder, Athletes Unlimited

Eric LeGrand / Motivational Speaker & Founder, LeGrand Coffee House

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2022 espnW NYC Summit W. Power Talks

ESPN Commentator Monica McNutt hosts power talks with Director of The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, Nicole LaVoi, CEO of Athletes Unlimited, Jon Patricof, and Motivational Speaker, Eric LeGrand

"Scarcity of women is not the problem, it is a symptom of the problem." -- Nicole LaVoi


2:45 - 3:30 p.m.: Women of ESPN, featuring Elle Duncan, LaChina Robinson, Monica McNutt and Christine Williamson

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2022 espnW NYC Summit Women of ESPN

Elle Duncan, LaChina Robinson, Monica McNutt, and Christine Williamson have some girl talk on being women and working at ESPN

"We have to share our stories. We are not each other's competition. We are colleagues, we are friends ... and we need to do a better job of sharing information. Because when we are empowered ... we are dangerous." -- Elle Duncan

"Attach yourself to your purpose, not your position." -- LaChina Robinson


3:30 - 4:00 p.m.: Athletes Unlimited Softball College Draft hosted by Julie Foudy

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2022 espnW NYC Summit Athletes Unlimited College Softball Draft

Julie Foudy hosts Athletes Unlimited College Softball Draft


4:15 - 4:50 p.m.: 30 for 30: "Dream On" hosted by LaChina Robinson. A conversation with Kristen Lappas, Rebecca Lobo and Carla McGhee to discuss the upcoming ESPN 30 for 30 documentary on the 1996 USA Women's Dream Team

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2022 espnW NYC Summit 30 for 30 "Dream On"

A conversation, hosted by Lachina Robinson, with Val Ackerman, Kristen Lappas, Rebecca Lobo, and Carla McGhee discussing the upcoming ESPN 30 for 30 documentary on the 1996 USA Women's Dream Team

"It's a hard journey. But it was a journey so worthwhile. I look back and say 'We did that.'" -- Carla McGhee


4:50 - 5:00 p.m.: Special Announcement with Julie Foudy and Andrea Brimmer, Ally Chief Marketing and PR Officer

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2022 espnW NYC Summit Ally Special Announcement

Ally Chief Marketing and PR Officer, Andrea Brimmer, makes a special announcement on behalf of espnW Summit sponsoring partner, Ally


5:00 - 5:45 p.m.: Women at the Helm Keynote conversation with Jessica Berman / NWSL Commissioner with Julie Foudy

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2022 espnW NYC Summit Women at the Helm

Keynote conversation with Jessica Berman, the new National Women's Soccer League Commissioner


5:45 - 6:00 p.m.: Closing Remarks with Sarah Spain, Laura Gentile, Rachel Epstein and Julie Foudy