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2019 Women in the Game - Atlanta Conference
Women in the Game

Conference Features

  • Presentations from professionals in a variety of fields in the sports industry.
  • Career development sessions for practical training.
  • Interactive sessions in coaching and event operations.
  • USA Basketball gift items.
  • Catered lunch and small breakfast.
  • Option to apply for acceptance in the on-going mentorship program.

Conference Registration


Advanced registration

Offer available to the first 50 registrants. Pricing automatically adjusted at check-out. 

$65 registration

Standard registration

Registration will close once capacity is met. Registration is not refundable.

$80 registration


Guest Speakers

 NArcis Alikhani
Narcis Alikhani
Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena
Senior Manager, Marketing Strategy
Danielle Donehew
Danielle Donehew
Women's Basketball Coaches
Association executive director

Nell Fortner
Georgia Tech Women's 
Basketball head coach

Rebecca Greenwell
Rebecca Greenwell
Atlanta Hawks Operations Assistant, Community Basketball Programs 
& two-time USA Basketball gold medalist

Kensa Gunter
Dr. Kensa K. Gunter
Clinical Sport Psychologist

Ericka Hill
Ericka Hill
Atlanta Hawks Director of Player Development

Lauren Holtkamp
Lauren Holtkamp
NBA Official

Michelle Leftwich
Michelle Leftwich
Atlanta Hawks Vice President, 
Salary Cap Administration

Nancy Lieberman
Team Power (Big3) head coach 
and former NBA assistant coach

MAry McElroy
Mary McElroy
ACC Women’s Basketball 
Senior Associate Commissioner

Corinne Milien
Corinne Milien
Co-Founder & Executive Director of 
The Winning Edge Leadership Academy

Renee Montgomery
Renee Montgomery
Guard, Atlanta Dream

Michele Roberts
Michele Roberts
NBA Players Association Executive Director 
& USA Basketball Board Member

KK Samuelson
Kirsten 'KK' Salmonsen
Atlanta Hawks 
Brand Activation and Events Manager

Joni Taylor
University of Georgia 
Women’s Basketball Head Coach

 Pharlone Toussaint
Pharlone Toussaint
Laureus Sport for Good Foundation Atlanta Program Officer


Check out our past guest line-up of speakers.

Conference Schedule
Saturday, October 12 – Sunday, October 13
The full schedule for the Women in the Game Atlanta Conference can be viewed HERE.

Conference Location 
The Paideia School
1509 Ponce de Leon
Atlanta, GA 30307

Mentorship Program
USA Basketball’s Women in the Game conference, offers a six-week on-going mentorship program to attendees who apply and are selected for entry. The mentorship program connects conference attendees (mentees) with experienced professionals in the sports industry (mentors) to develop personal and professional goals, gain new perspectives and advance within their current or future careers. Weekly discussion topics will guide the interaction between the mentee and mentor through phone and email communication.

For detailed information, visit our Mentorship Program page.

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