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2022 Minneapolis Women in the Game
Women in the game

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REGISTRATION

Standard Registration:
*Registration will close once capacity is met. Registration is not refundable.

CONFERENCE DETAILS

Thursday, March 31, 2022

  • 12:30-1pm CST – conference check-in (*rolling throughout day)
  • 1-5pm CST – guest speaker sessions

CONFERENCE FEATURES

  • Presentations from professionals in a variety of fields in the sports industry.
  • Career development sessions for practical training.
  • USA Basketball gift items.
  • Networking opportunity with conference attendees, speakers and USA Basketball staff. 
  • Light refreshments served.

CONFERENCE LOCATION

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Nicollet Ballroom
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

12:30-1 pm

Registration & Networking: Nicollet Ballroom
(rolling registration throughout the event)

1-1:10 pm

Welcome: Jenny Johnston, Community Programs Manager, USA Basketball

1:10-1:55 pm

 

Encouraging Girls & Women to Follow Their Dreams: Dr. Ashley Zapata, Sports Psychologist, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx, University of Minnesota Athletics, Premier Sport Psychology

2-2:45 pm

Positioning Yourself for Career Success: Anne Doepner, Director of Inclusion & Employee Investment, Minnesota Vikings

3-3:45 pm

Championship Culture: Cheryl Reeve, Head Coach, 2022-24 USA Basketball Women’s National Team & Minnesota Lynx

3:50-4:35 pm

Launching a Career in Sports Media: Ari Chambers, Broadcast Journalist, HighlightHER, Bleacher Report, Turner Sports

4:40-5:15 pm

Professional Development Activity & Tips: Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi, Director, Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, University of Minnesota

GUEST SPEAKERS

Check back soon for more speakers to be announced.

Dr. Ashley Zapata
Dr. Ashley Zapata 

 Sports Psychologist, Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx, University of Minnesota Athletics, Premier Sport Psychology
 

Anne Doepner - Director of Inclusion and Employee Investment, Minnesota Vikings
Anne Doepner

Director of Inclusion and Employee Investment, Minnesota Vikings

 
Ari Chambers, broadcast journalist, HighlightHer, Bleacher Report/Turner Sports
Ari Chambers 
Broadcast journalist, HighlightHer, Bleacher Report/Turner Sports

 Cheryl Reeve, Head Coach, 2021-24 USA Basketball Women’s National Team & Minnesota Lynx
Cheryl Reeve
Head Coach, 2021-24 USA Basketball Women’s National Team & Minnesota Lynx

Dr. LaVoi Nicole
Dr. Nicole M. LaVoi
Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, University of Minnesota

 
   

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