The celebration of these historic milestones will be hosted by Lee Satterfield, Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, and Laura C. Gentile, Executive Vice President of Marketing, ESPN & Commercial Marketing at Disney Media Networks, and it will be emceed by Sarah Spain of ESPN. The event will feature GSMP alumnae and their American mentors from the last decade, as well as ESPN President Jimmy Pitaro, business executives, trailblazing athletes, and women sports leaders.
The GSMP is a public-private partnership with espnW to empower women and girls through sports and showcases the lessons of Title IX as a global example to be adapted by communities and countries worldwide. The University of Tennessee’s Center for Sport, Peace & Society is the implementing partner.
This event is open for press coverage. Media who plan to cover in person must RSVP to ECA-Press@state.gov by 12:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 21.