The Brooklyn Nets Women’s Impact Night United Game is an annual event that celebrates and shines a spotlight on Women’s contributions to society.
New York-based artist Melanie Charles will be performing the National Anthem.
New York-based artists Lion Babe will perform for half-time.
Game Ball Delivery
In championing women in sports, NY Liberty Player “DiDi” Richards and Betnijah Laney will present the game ball prior to tip-off.
PowerPlay’s programs for girls and young women seek to stem the decline in confidence that occurs three times more often in girls than boys from elementary school to high school. Using sports as our hook, PowerPlay starts a dialogue, offers the chance for critical and analytical thinking, and opens the door to personal, academic, and career growth for girls at all stages of their development.
- BSE Women ERG will host The Huddle, a Mentorship-style networking event focused on leadership development between the girls of Powerplay and BSE Women. Following the event, the students will attend the Women’s Impact Night United Game and will be hosted in the Fanatics suite. We will gift participants custom boxes of products from women’s-owned businesses.
In celebration of Women’s History Month Johnny Walker and IFundWomen have teamed up to fund boundary-pushing women-owned businesses. Johnnie Walker recognizes Odessa Jenkins, the founder of the Women’s National Football Conference, a full-contact Women’s National Football League, and New York’s very own Reese Scott, Founder of Women’s World of Boxing, New York City’s first privately owned women’s boxing gym. Sophie Kelly, Senior Vice President of Diageo & Karen Cahn, Founder and President of IFundWomen will present to grant recipients.
IFundWomen & Johnnie Walker First Women Grant Program – Sophie Kelly (Diageo), Karen Cahn (IFundWomen), and Mandy Gutman (BSE Global) will honor two (2) recipients of the Johnnie Walker First Women Grant Program on-court.