Monday, March 6th, 2017


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.

Join the conversation using #CSNTOMBOY, and find additional information on the national Twitter and Facebook handles.

TOMBOY trailer is available here