USA Basketball Women in the Game Set for March 30 in Dallas
USA Basketball will host Women in the Game on Thursday, March 30, at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in Dallas (1515 Young Street).
Launched in 2017, Women in the Game educates high school girls, college women and young professionals on career paths in the sports industry and how to turn their passion into opportunity. Guest presenters from a variety of career fields will share their personal career journeys, discuss the essential characteristics to succeed in their roles, and provide practical strategies to get started and sustain success in the highly competitive sports industry.
Event registration is now open for high school girls, college students and young professionals. Registration, which is $65 and expected to sell out, includes lunch and a Nike/USA Basketball branded long sleeve shirt and notebook.
The USA Basketball Foundation will award 10 scholarships for eligible attendees to cover conference costs, including flight, hotel accommodations and registration. Women 18-years-and-older who are interested in pursuing a career in sports or those who are currently in entry level positions, who want to further their careers in the sports industry, are encouraged to apply. To learn more and submit an application, click here.
Attendees will also be eligible to apply to the USA Basketball Women in the Game mentorship program, which aims to connect conference attendees (mentees) with experienced professionals in the sports industry (mentors) to develop personal and professional goals, gain new perspectives and help advance current or future career goals. For detailed information, visit the USA Basketball Women in the Game Mentorship Program page.
With additional speakers to be added to the lineup, scheduled to speak at Dallas Women in the Game are:
- Laura Barnard, founder, BREAKTHRU Brands
- Latricia Trammell, head coach, Dallas Wings
Angela Marin, director of athletics, The University of Texas at Dallas
- Renee Felton, head of communications, USA Basketball
Dallas Women in the Game tentative schedule:
- 9:30-10 a.m.: Check-In & Registration
- 10-12 p.m.: Speaker Sessions
- 12-12:45 p.m.: Lunch
- 1-3:15 p.m.: Speaker Sessions