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We are pleased to share our 2017 Athlete Leadership Connection Keynote Speakers.

Opening Remarks

Grete Eliassen, President, Women’s Sports Foundation
Lisa Cregan, Managing Director, Regional Director Mid-Atlantic Region at Morgan Stanley

Morning Keynote, sponsored by Citizen Watch America

Billie Jean King, founder of the Women’s Sports Foundation, recipient of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom and winner of 39 Grand Slam titles during her tennis career, opens up to SNY Sports Anchor, Michelle Yu, during this lively discussion. Captivating the audience of 100+ athletes and guests, they cover issues including social justice, self-reflection and the “privilege of pressure.”

Afternoon Keynote, introduced by Dr. Deborah Antoine, CEO Women’s Sports Foundation

Bonnie St. John, CEO of Blue Circle Leadership Institute and the first African-American to win medals in winter Olympic competition when she competed in the 1984 Paralympic Games, uses her unique experience as a one-legged ski racing champion, Rhodes Scholar and White House official to encourage the audience to aim higher and achieve extraordinary results.