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The espnW Summit NYC took place on May 13, 2021. It was a day of conversation and inspiration, all focused on driving change and impact in the women + sports space.

We brought together thought-leaders, professional athletes, and agents of change across sports and entertainment for an experience that left attendees inspired and ready to take action.
HOST & FEATURED SPEAKERS
Sarah Spain - Host
espnW Columnist, ESPN Reporter and Radio Host
Julie Foudy
espnW Writer, ESPN Commentator, World Cup soccer champion & Olympic gold medalist
Elle Duncan
SportsCenter Anchor, ESPN
LaChina Robinson
Women's College Basketball and WNBA, Analyst and Sideline Reporter, ESPN
Mina Kimes
Senior Writer, Podcast Host and Commentator, ESPN
Bruce Arians
Head Coach, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Bethany Donaphin
Head of League Operations, Women's National Basketball Association
Laura Gentile
Executive Vice President, Commercial Marketing, Networks & ESPN and Founder, espnW
Anna Isaacson
Senior Vice President, Social Responsibility, National Football League
Maral Javadifar
Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach/Physical Therapist, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Darcie Glazer Kassewitz
Co-owner, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Adele Lim
Co-writer, 'Raya and the Last Dragon' and Writer, 'Crazy Rich Asians'
Lori Locust
Assistant Defensive Line Coach, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Jamil Northcutt
Vice President, Player Engagement, Major League Soccer
Amanda Nunes
UFC Double Champion
Chiney Ogwumike
WNBA All-Star, ESPN Commentator & ESPN Radio Host
Osnat Shurer
Producer, 'Raya and the Last Dragon' and 'Moana'
Melissa Stockwell
Paralympic medalist, Veteran and Purple Heart recipient

Speakers are subject to change.

EVENT INFORMATION

Date: Thursday May 13, 2021

How to Participate: If you want to watch any of our Summit conversations again, they are available on demand here.

2021 AGENDA

Join us for insights, conversation, and connection with leading voices and personalities across the women + sports space.

Thursday, May 13
2:00 - 2:10pm
NYC Summit Opening & Welcome Remarks
Sarah Spain / Summit Host and Laura Gentile / Executive Vice President, Commercial Marketing, Networks & ESPN and Founder, espnW
2:10 - 2:40pm
Women at the Helm: Raya and the Last Dragon
Adele Lim / Co-writer and Osnat Shurer / Producer with Sarah Spain
2:40 - 3:20pm
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Leadership Doesn't Have a Look
Darcie Glazer Kassewitz / Co-owner, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Bruce Arians / Head Coach, Lori Locust / Assistant Defensive Line Coach, and Maral Javadifar / Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach/Physical Therapist with Mina Kimes
3:20 - 3:40pm
World-Class Athlete Conversation
Featuring Melissa Stockwell / Paralympic medalist, Veteran and Purple Heart recipient, with Sarah Spain
3:40 - 4:00pm
Summit Wellness Session presented by Gatorade
4:00 - 4:30pm
Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy
Featuring Amanda Nunes / UFC Double Champion
4:30 - 5:00pm
Sports x Social Justice: Creating Authentic Platforms for Change
With Bethany Donaphin / Women's National Basketball Association, Anna Isaacson / National Football League, and Jamil Northcutt / Major League Soccer, moderated by Elle Duncan
5:00 - 5:30pm
ESPN Films' "144": A Conversation About the 2020 WNBA Season Inside the Bubble, Presented by Google
Chiney Ogwumike and LaChina Robinson discuss the upcoming film that takes us inside the players' experience in the WNBA bubble ("Wubble") last season
With a first-look preview of the film debuting May 13!
5:30 - 5:40pm
Summit Top Five presented by Toyota
Sarah Spain and Elle Duncan
5:40 - 6:00pm
Summit Sweat Session presented by Gatorade
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