FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 24th, 2017
MEDIA ADVISORY – DOCUMENTARY SCREENING & SYMPOSIUM – ELEVATING THE CONVERSATION ABOUT GENDER IN SPORTS
What: TOMBOY Symposium – Elevating the Conversation About Gender Equity in Sports
Symposium features partial documentary screening along with panel discussion surrounding the topics at hand.
When: Monday, March 6
6-8pm (doors open at 5pm)
Where: McMenamins Mission Theater – 1624 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209
Panel: Nadine Angerer, Portland Thorns goalkeeping coach; two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion; 2013 FIFA World Player of the Year @NAngerer
Erin Hubert, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland; former EVP/COO of the Portland Trail Blazers
Emily Menges, Portland Thorns defender and 2016 team MVP@em_meningitis3
Anne Peterson, Associated Press sportswriter @AnnieMPeterson
Documentary: NBC Sports Regional Networks recently announced the launch of TOMBOY, a multi-platform documentary project that aims to elevate the conversation about gender in sports told through the voices of many of the world’s most prominent female athletes, broadcasters and sports executives. The initiative culminates with a special one-hour documentary. TOMBOY will debut on Sunday, March 12 at 9:30pm on CSNNW. The documentary includes interviews with four-time World Cup champion Lindsey Vonn, Little League World Series pitching sensation Mo’ne Davis, Basketball Hall of Famer Ann Meyers-Drysdale, and many more.
TOMBOY will air across all NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBCSN, and select NBC Owned Television Stations in March – during Women’s History Month.
View TOMBOY trailer here.
Join the conversation using #CSNTOMBOY.
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