The TFO team takes BIG Dallas! Follow us this weekend as we give you a behind the scenes look at all the action surrounding the spectacle of the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Dallas at American Airlines Center on March 31 and April 2. This weekend will be jammed pack with Tourney Town fan festival, 3v3 tournaments and of course we get to see UConn, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Stanford as they compete for the NCAA national championship. For a full schedule of events surrounding the Women’s Final Four click here.
This weekend is also more than just a game. Women leaders from around the country will join us for a professional development series entitled Beyond the Baseline. These #BossGirls will give us some tips on developing our talents to work in sports and entertainment, branding our game plans and becoming legendary!
LEGENDS AND LEADERS OF OUR GAME HAPPY HOUR
Date and Time: Friday, March 31 | 4 – 6 p.m.
Location: W Dallas – Altitude 2440 Vicotry Park Lane, Dallas, TX 75219
Be there: Admission is FREE – Registration Required – Registration is FULL
Join us for a series of exclusive and exciting networking opportunities at Beyond the Baseline, held as a part of the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Dallas, Texas. This exciting FREE event and happy hour is perfect for all levels of professionals, industry leaders and more. Hear from some of the most influential women in the industry as they discuss developing talent in workplace and looking at the lessons that student athletes learn on the court that can help them in their transition to the boardroom.
Speakers include former Big 12 coaches and players, including Women’s Basketball Hall-of-Fame Coaches Marsha Sharp (Texas Tech) and Jody Conradt (Texas), as well as former WNBA players Fran Harris (Texas) and Alicia Thompson (Texas Tech).
4- 4:30 p.m. – Networking
4:30 -5:30 p.m. – Panel discussion/Q&A
5:30 – 6 p.m. – Wrap up/Gifts/Acknowledgements
**Donations Needed** We are accepting children’s book donations for Dallas Life. The books will be used for the children in their housing programs. This will also allow all new children entering Dallas Life to receive a book as a part of their welcome bag. Donations will be accepted during event check in.
BRAND YOUR GAME PLAN
Date and Time: Saturday, April 1 | 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Lorenzo Hotel – 1011 S. Akard Street, Dallas, TX 75215
Be there: Admission is FREE – Registration Required HERE
Learn how to brand yourself through this special work shop focusing on public speaking, social media tips and best practices transitioning into opportunities in corporate America.
Kathy Chaney, Managing Editor Ebony Magazine (Moderator)
Anucha Browne, NCAA VP Women’s Basketball
Fran Harris, Former WNBA Athlete
Seimone Augustus, WNBA and Olympic Athlete
DeDe McGuire, DJ Dallas K104FM
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Brunch and Panel Discussion
2 – 4:30 p.m. Branding Workshop with Fran Harris, Former WNBA Athlete