America East #SheRules Symposium
Voices of Women: Empowerment through Sports
Stories to Inspire
Come experience life stories illustrating how the positive impact of sports, a sense of belonging and the value of mentoring shaped each of these community leaders' lives. Please join us for this free event presented by the Maine Sports Commission for an impactful message about the development of healthy young women.
Lynn Tillotson, CEO, Portland Convention + Visitors Bureau, Maine Sports Commission Board and Jon Jennings, City Manager, City of Portland, provide a welcome.
Erin Ovalle, #MaineLife and Style Me Boutique, hosts the evening~
- Amy Huchthausen, Commissioner, America East Conference, 3 Pillars Program
- Christina McAnuff, Executive Director, Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute
- Luba Lowery, Paralympian, Ski Museum of Maine Hall of Fame, Class of 2015
- Emily Marvin, Maine Roller Derby
- Jo Dill, Maine Women’s Senior Basketball
- Christina Strong, former University of Maine Basketball player, Strong Bodies
- Ednesia Curry, “Coach Eddie," Assistant Coach, University of Maine Women’s Basketball
Community Partners ~
- A Company of Girls
- EDAM – Eating Disorders of Maine
- Girls on the Run
- Girl Scouts of Maine
- Hardy Girls Healthy Women
- Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation
- Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute
- Portland Community Squash
Doors open at 5pm for a light reception and interaction with our Community Partners to learn about their programs.
Suggested audience: Young women, educators, coaches, parents, sports teams, members of nonprofit agencies, and all youth are welcome for this program tailored for all ages. Please feel free to share this invitation with others in the community~
#SheRules Symposium tips off the America East #SheRules Women's Basketball Championship, Cross Insurance Arena, March 4 and 5, 2017. Game tickets are available here. Please direct questions about group tickets for non-profit organizations to email@example.com.
Be sure to stop by the FanFest (C.N. Brown Landing) while you're attending a game!
Parking is available in the garage adjacent to Hannaford Hall, University of Southern Maine, Bedford Street, Portland.