FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 6th, 2017
*** MEDIA ALERT AND INVITATION TO COVER*** – CSN Philadelphia’s TOMBOY Symposium
What: CSN Philadelphia’s TOMBOY Symposium – Elevating the Conversation about Gender in Sports
Hosted by Drexel University’s School of Sports Management
Check Presentation to the Boys & Girls Club of America
Who: Deborah Slaner Larkin, Chief Advocacy Office, Women’s Sports Foundation
Tina Sloan Green, co-founder, Black Women in Sports Foundation
Lara Price, Senior Vice President, Philadelphia 76ers
Dr. Ellen Staurowsky, Professor, Sport Management at Drexel University
Dr. Sommer Hammoud, Surgeon, Rothman Institute Sports Medicine Surgeon, and Director of Rothman’s Female Sports Medicine Program
Dr. Benjamin Braslow, parent and coach of 11-year old multisport athlete Brooke Braslow
David L. Cohen, Senior Executive Vice President, Comcast Corporation
Lisabeth Marziello, Chief Executive Officer, Boys & Girls Club of Philadelphia
When: Wednesday, March 8 at 6 p.m.
Where: Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, Room 031
3220 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Contact: Maureen Quilter, office 215-952-2388, cell 215-964-2018
Details: 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, also titled TOMBOY, airing on CSN Philadelphia on Monday, March 13 at 10 p.m.
As part of this event, and in conjunction with the TOMBOY initiative, Comcast Senior Executive Vice President David L. Cohen will present a $50,000 donation to the Boys & Girls Club of America to be used to purchase sports equipment for children who attend the Clubs. Lisabeth Marziello, Chief Executive Officer Boys & Girls Club of Philadelphia, will accept the contribution.
TOMBOY airs across all NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBCSN, and select NBC Owned Television Stations during Women’s History Month.
Visit CSN Philadelphia’s TOMBOY page here for videos, podcasts and personal stories from CSN Philadelphia anchors, reporters, and Insiders, as well as influential personalities from the world of sports.
TOMBOY trailer is available here