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.

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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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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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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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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