Expanding Opportunity: The Power of Play

NGWSD 2017 recognizes athletes, coaches, athletic directors,  parents and lawmakers who are committed to Expanding Opportunity for all girls and women.

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Grete Eliassen

Women's Sports Foundation President, six-time Winter X Games medalist, Four-time U.S. Open champion, Freeskiing

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Amara Mbionwu

PowerPlay NYC Coach; Former women's basketball forward, Columbia University; Bowie, Md.

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 20:  Softball player Lauren Chamberlain attends the 36th Annual Salute to Women In Sports at Cipriani Wall Street on October 20, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Lauren Chamberlain

NCAA All-Time Home Run Record Holder in Softball; 2015’s #1 Overall Draft Pick to the USSSA Pride from Trabuco Canyon, California

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15:  Skiier Alana Nichols attends the 35th Annual Salute To Women In Sports event at Ciprani Wall Street on October 15, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Alana Nichols

Six-time Paralympic medalist, first American to win Paralympic gold in both a winter and summer sport, alpine skiing and wheelchair basketball

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Janil Cohen

8th Grade Participant at Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership

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Jeaney Martinez

Girl Participant at South Bronx United in New York City, age 17

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Angela Hucles

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time World Cup bronze medalist, Soccer; Women’s Sports Foundation Past President

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Maria

Girl Participant at i-tri in East Hampton, N.Y., age 17

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TARRYTOWN, NY - MAY 09:  Sugar Rodgers #14 of the New York Liberty poses for a portrait during media day on May 09, 2016 at Madison Square Garden Training Center in Tarrytown, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Michael J. LeBrecht II/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sugar Rodgers

Guard, WNBA New York Liberty; Up2Us Sports Ambassador from Suffolk, VA

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Shannon Schneeman

Executive Director, America SCORES New York

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Jazmin Matos

Alumnae of StreetSquash in New York City

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