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espnW Women + Sports Summit: THE FUTURE IS OURS – live streaming on Sportsister.com

September 25, 2012
espnW Women + Sports Summit: THE FUTURE IS OURS - live streaming on Sportsister.com

The influential US based espnW channel is holding its annual Women and Sports summit in Tucson, Arizona next week and Sportsister will be live streaming some of the key speeches and discussions.

espnW Women + Sports Summit: THE FUTURE IS OURS - live streaming on Sportsister.comThis is a great opportunity to tune in and hear some of the most powerful voices in women’s sport. Check below to see the sessions that will be streamed, set your alarm clock and prepare to be inspired!

Sessions will be available on this page as they happen live, unfortunately they are not available to watch after.

Day 1

State of the Modern Woman: Faith Popcorn
UK time Oct 2, 2.30 – 3.30am (US time Oct 1, 6.30pm)

Faith Popcorn
is the founder and CEO of Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve, the futurist marketing consultancy she established in 1974. The New York Times has called her “The Trend Oracle,” Fortune Magazine named her, “The Nostradamus of Marketing,” and she is recognized as America’s foremost trend expert.

Day 2

A Global Perspective on Women’s Sports
UK time Oct 2, 8.45 – 9.30pm (US time Oct 2, 12:45pm)

A panel discussion moderated by Chris McKendry:
Stacey Allaster Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association
Mary Wittenberg Race director of the ING New York City Marathon
Rahul Brahmbhatt Magic Bus, Asia’s largest mentoring charity, taking children and youth living under the poverty line from childhood all the way to livelihood.
Shamila Kohestani
Former Captain of the Afghan women’s national soccer team

The WNBA: A story of commitment, passion and innovation
UK time Oct 3, 2.45 – 3.45am (US time Oct 2, 6.45pm)

Adam Silver NBA Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer
John Skipper President, ESPN, Inc

World Class Athletes: The Ultimate Multi-Taskers
UK time Oct 3, 4.45 – 5.30am (US time Oct 2, 8:45pm)

Athlete panel and Q&A hosted by Jemele Hill with:
Carmelita Jeter Athlete and three-time Olympic medalist
Kristine Lilly A figure in the history of women’s soccer
Gabrielle Reece Former Women’s Beach Volleyball League star and fitness icon

Day 3

Emerging Social Trends: How Women are Using Social Media to Innovate
UK time Oct 3, 4.00 – 4.45pm (US time Oct 3, 8.00am)

Amy Jo Martin Founder and CEO Digital Royalty. Amy Jo herself has nearly 1.3 million Twitter followers @AmyJoMartin and she travels the world to speak about the latest trends in social media, how to monetize various social platforms, and how to successfully build a personal brand by utilising social media.

Closing session
UK time Oct 3, 8.30 – 9.00pm (US time Oct 3, 12.30pm)

Smart Power: The Future of Women and Sports is in Our Hands
Lee Satterfield, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Professional and Cultural Exchanges

The Future is Ours: Action Plan for Growth
Laura Gentile, Vice President espnW and Sage Steele ESPN

An Olympic Gold Session with Kerri Walsh, Beach Volleyball Gold Medalist
Moderated by Julie Foudy, featuring: Latanna Stone (10 year old golf star),
Sasha Digiulian (climber) and Aly Raisman (captain of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team)

The Women’s Sports magazine



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