Giving a Voice to Professional Female Athletes
Terri Jackson, Executive Director of the Women’s National Basketball Players Association, shares what inspires her to lead the women athletes of the WNBA and her role in negotiating the historic agreement.
Effects of Concussions in Young Athletes
Chris Nowinski, CEO and Co-Founder of the Concussion Legacy Foundation, shares the telltale signs and symptoms of a concussion and an initiative that aims to increase awareness and reporting.
Breaking Barriers in Professional Sports
Jennifer King, Assistant Coach of the Washington Football Team, shares how her passion for the game of football at a young age set her on a path toward breaking gender barriers of her own.
The Future of Assistive Technology
Blair Casey, Assistant Executive Director of Team Gleason, shares how former NFL player Steve Gleason serves as inspiration in the fight against ALS, and how assistive technology is improving life for those living with the illness and other neuromuscular diseases.
Pat Tillman: A Legacy of Leadership
Jonathan Due, Director of Programs and Scholarships for the Pat Tillman Foundation, and Ashley Nicolas, a Pat Tillman Scholar, join Paul Lisnek for a discussion about helping soldiers and their spouses transition from combat to college campuses.
Chuck Aoki: Team USA Wheelchair Rugby
Trevon Jenifer: Wheelchair Basketball Paralympian
Mallory Weggemann: Swimming for Paralympic Gold
STORIES FROM YOUR REGION
Business in Prince William CountyThe Prince William County Department of Economic Development’s mission is to improve the County’s economic base by encouraging new businesses to locate in Prince William County, retain existing businesses and encourage existing businesses to expand. Their Executive Director, Christina Will sits down with Elena Russo to discuss their road back from the pandemic and upcoming new projects.
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Investing in Early EducationThe Child and Family Network Centers is a network of 8 free, high-quality bi-lingual preschools that provide low-income children with the tools they need to succeed in school and in life. Their Executive Director Jackie Horstmann Didio tells Elena Russo about their strong connection to the community they serve.