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Panel Discussion

Empowering Women and Girls through Sports

As more women and girls become involved with competitive sports, there is increasing evidence of its positive effect on their confidence, sense of empowerment, and development of leadership skills.  Listen to leaders in the field of girls and women in sports discuss this evidence and the initiatives that they are each involved in to nurture these life skills.

Cyndi Costanzo, will reflect on her role as Director of the UCONN Recreation Center.    Nicole Damarjian, LPGA Golf Pro will discuss the impact of golf on women of all ages, and the LPGA's Girl's Golf program.  Leah LaPlaca, Vice President of the new espnW program will share their mission.  Jennifer Kolins, Men's and Women's Tennis Coach at Western New England University will talk about her experiences as a coach and as volunteer for charitable sports events.

Moderator:  Heidi Bailey

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