University of Minnesota

Girls & Women in Sport and Physical Activity Conference - Video Segments

Welcoming Remarks, "Tech Check", and Opening Invited Keynote Speaker

  • Welcoming Remarks with Nicole M. LaVoi, Associate Director, the Tucker Center
  • “Tech Check” with Austin Stair Calhoun, School of Kinesiology, University of Minnesota
  • Opening Invited Keynote Speaker, Don Sabo, Ph.D., Center for Research on Physical Activity, Sport & Health, D’Youville College
    "From Exclusion to Leadership: What History and Research Tell Us about Women’s Continuing Achievements in Sports"


Working Lunch Invited Panel: Groups Creating Change

  • Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS): CAAWS Executive Director, Karin Lofstrom
  • The Women's Sport Foundation's (WSF) Sports Health and Activity Research and Policy Center for Women and Girls (SHARP): Kathy Babiak, Ph.D., University of Michigan
  • National Association of Girls & Women in Sport (NAGWS) & Center for Women's Health and Wellness, University of North Carolina Greensboro: NAGWS President Lynda Ransdell, Ph.D., FACSM, CSCS, Boise State University, ID
  • Alliance of Women Coaches: Co-Directors, Celia Slater & Judy Sweet
  • International Working Group for Women in Sport (IWG) and WomenSport International (WSI), Chris Shelton, Smith College
  • Moderator: Nicole M. LaVoi, Ph.D., Associate Director, The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport, University of Minnesota


Invited Keynote Panel: Sport Media and Female Athletes

  • Michael Messner, Ph.D., University of Southern California
  • Mary Jo Kane, Ph.D., Tucker Center Director, University of Minnesota
  • Margaret Carlisle Duncan, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
  • Moderator: Cheryl Cooky, Ph.D., Purdue University