Article: Stender featured at USF symposium

I’m a couple days late with this, but Margaret Stender (president and CEO of the Sky) recently spoke at a business symposium at the University of St. Francis’ College of Business and Health Administration. She spoke about the vision and mission of the Chicago Sky “brand” (cuz I suspect that the vision and mission of the Chicago Sky “team” is to, uh, ya know…win :-))

“(The Chicago Sky) is an organization that shows powerful women working together as a team,” Stender said. “We are all about inspiring confidence in girls and women and those who believe in them.”

“It showcases women’s empowerment and I believe women’s sports are driving meaningful social change.” she said. “The minute you walk into a WNBA arena it feels different. It’s a very special environment.”

“It takes generations to build sports leagues,” she said. “The biggest barrier is the continuum from awareness, education and trial.”

“In my lifetime, I want to write a check for $1 million for a woman to pay basketball,” she said.

From reading the excerpts from the article, it seems like it was a very good speech.

WTG, Prez!

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~ by audsquad on November 25, 2009.

One Response to “Article: Stender featured at USF symposium”

  1. […] really cool that Stender continues to go out into the community and do talks such as these (remember this one?) because it really allows the Sky’s message to expand into different, less traditional […]

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