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espnW and U.S. Department of State will launch the fourth year of the Global Sports Mentoring Program on September 12, when 16 emerging female leaders from around the world begin a four-week mentorship in the United States with top American female executives from some of the most influential organizations in sports and business. During the program, the mentors will share valuable business leadership skills and assist the emerging leaders in developing strategic action plans aimed at creating sports opportunities for underserved women and girls in their home countries.
espnW will kick off Voices of the Future powered by New Balance, a five-part video series that will highlight the journey of five young accomplished female athletes on espnW.com from September 9 – October 6. Originally making its debut as a panel at the inaugural espnW: Women + Sports Summit in 2010, Voices of the Future has continued to grow as a year-round platform for the next generation of rising stars in sports.
espnW will again bring together sports industry leaders and top female athletes for the sixth annual The espnW: Women + Sports Summit presented by Toyota from October 14-16, at the St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point, Calif.
espnW.com posted strong gains in June, including a record high of 31.6 million minutes spent, according to comScore, marking four straight months that the site has seen all-time highs in several metrics. Also in June, the FIFA Women’s World Cup helped espnW notch its second-largest monthly unique visitor total ever with 7.7 million (comScore). “espnW … Read More
espnW to Premiere Documentary Series Highlighting Elite Female Athletes – espnW Originals: What Makes Us
This summer, espnW will launch a new original series, What Makes Us, comprised of five documentary shorts featuring some of the world’s greatest female athletes and their journeys to become sports icons.