Join the Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library, Saint Leo Athletics, and Academic Affairs for a panel discussion on Women in Sports March 30, 2021 @ 7PM on Zoom: https://saintleo.zoom.us/j/91027223601?pwd=OVkzOFFKMGdYYWhFT0RMUU9OUzdMQT09
Barbara Wilson MA ATC/L, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine will be moderating a panel discussion on Women in Sports. Join panelists Caitlin Hansen, Head Coach of the Women's lacrosse team, Emma Crafton student athlete and lacrosse player, and Dene Williamson, faculty member in Sport Business for an interesting and engaging discussion on the 1999 Women's World Cup team, and Women and Inequity in sports media, plus other topics. Please join us!
American Danica Patrick made many think twice when she participated in the America-open-wheel-racing.
American Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner, also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is the fastest woman of all time; the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand.
American Billie Jean King is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player. King won 39 Grand Slam titles: 12 in singles, 16 in women's doubles, and 11 in mixed doubles.
Saudi-American Sarah Attar, is a track and field athlete who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics as one of the first two female Olympians representing Saudi Arabia. She also competed in the marathon at the 2016 Olympics.
Russian Nadia Comaneci was the first person to ever score a perfect 10 from the judges for her performance on the uneven bars, making her the first to ever score a perfect 10 in gymnastics history.
Canadian Clara Hughes is an accomplished athlete, competing in winter and summer sports alike as a cyclist and speed skater. She has won six Olympic medals and stands alone as the only athlete of either gender to have won several medals in both summer and winter Olympic games.
There are many other women who have made sports history; check them out at the library!
March 24, 2021: Movie Night
Hidden Figures tells the true story of three young women working at NASA during the Civil Rights movement, and Space Race with the Soviet Union (Russia). Join Recharge with Reading online or in person to learn more about this important time period, and the contribution women made to the space race. To obtain the link to stream the movie, contact Doris Van Kampen in the library. Discussion questions and more information about that time period can be found here.
Academic Affairs and the Daniel A. Cannon Memorial Library are proud to sponsor a panel discussion led by Dr. Heather Parker, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, with Dr. Pamela Lee, and Dr. Ebony Perez on what it means to be a "Stranger in the Village" (essay by author James Baldwin), connecting it to the themes in Hidden Figures, one of this month's Recharge with Reading book selections. Join us for food for thought, and an evening of reflection on this most important topic for Black History month.
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