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Leaders Meet: Diversity
In partnership with Facebook

Leaders Meet: Diversity
In partnership with Facebook

Leaders Meet: Diversity
In partnership with Facebook

Leaders Meet: Diversity
In partnership with Facebook

Leaders Meet: Diversity
In partnership with Facebook

Leaders Meet: Diversity
In partnership with Facebook

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Leaders Meet: Diversity

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Here at Leaders we also recognise the power that sport has to connect people and create change, which is why we are delighted to bring you a series of events, Women In Sport and Black Excellence, that aim to champion excellence in diversity within the industry, accelerate the pace of change and inspire the next generation of sports executives.

Series Supporter:

Previous Event Speakers

David Stern

NBA Commissioner, Emeritus

 

Dennis Thomas

Commissioner, Mid Eastern Athletic Conference

Joanna Adams

Chief Executive Officer, England Netball

 

Dan Reed

VP, Global Sports and Media Partnerships, Facebook

Kim Davis

EVP, Social Impact, Growth Initiatives and Legislative Affairs, National Hockey League

Collette Roche

Chief Operating Officer, Manchester United

 

Dr. Maurice Stinnett

VP, Diversity and Inclusion, Brooklyn Nets

Ellie Norman

Director of Marketing and Communications, F1

 

D.A.Abrams

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, United States Tennis Association (USTA)

 

Lisa Murray

Global Chief Marketing Officer, Octagon

 

Zaheer Benjamin

Head of Global Partnerships Strategy, Real Madrid C.F.

Yao Williams

Head of International Partnerships & Content, Athletes First Partners

Val Ackerman

Commissioner, Big East Conference

 

Renée E. Tirado

Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Major League Baseball

 

Jessica Creighton

Freelance Broadcaster and Journalist, BBC

Brandon Gayle

Director, Global Partnerships Sports & Solutions, Facebook

Ronit Larone

Vice President of Content & Marketing Integration, NFL Media

 

Steph Tsang

Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships, New York Road Runners

 

Benny Bonsu

Women’s Sports Editorial Lead, GiveMeSport

 

Diane Gotua

Global Business Operations & USA Basketball Lead, NBA

 

Rebecca Martin

Head of The 02, 02 Telephonica

 

Chris Grant

Independent Board Member, Sport England

 

Rebecca Smith

Global Executive Director of the Women’s Game, COPA90

 

Amy Hopfinger

Director of Events, US Soccer Federation

 

Upcoming Events

6 March 2020, two days before International Women’s Day, will see over 250 sport business executives gather at Facebook’s offices in London and New York, to recognise and celebrate the talented women who are driving the sports industry forward. The programme will be designed to champion diversity in the workplace and inspire a new generation of sports executives.

 

 

180
Attendees

15
Countries

10
Speakers

Women In Sport

Facebook, 1 Rathbone Square, London
6 March 2020

130
Attendees

15
Countries

10
Speakers

Women In Sport

Facebook, 225 Park Avenue South, New York
6 March 2020

Upcoming Events

To kick off Leaders Week, 150 industry professionals will gather at Facebook’s offices in New York on 18 May 2020 to celebrate the talented black individuals who work off the pitch to make the industry what it is today.

 

Attendees
150

Speakers
10

Countries
15

Black Excellence

Facebook, 225 Park Avenue South, New York
18 May 2020