The Title IX Speaker Series, Presented by Best Buy®, centers around conversations with local and national leaders representing a wide variety of industries and communities. The speakers will share how Title IX legislation impacted their opportunities and how it continues to influence their worlds today and into the future.
|2/3/2022||Celebrating Their Stories: Minnesota’s Title IX Trailblazers|
|2/24/2022||Belonging: How Our Differences Can Drive Success|
|3/9/2022||Making Change in Male-Dominated Industries|
|More events coming|
A discussion hosted by Best Buy Teen Tech Center at The Capri powered by Hubert Joly Family Foundation.
A discussion with Minnesota native and former Bachelorette, Michelle Young, and sports broadcaster Lea B. Olsen!
A panel discussion with Kelly McNamara, Meka White Morris, Mary Loeffelholz and Holly Manthei on where they came from, what's on the horizon, and how we can all work to create more equitable and accessible industries.
A discussion with Melissa Mench, Joyce Maduaka, Lisa Stark, Tricia Downing, Rachel Banham.
A conversation with Minnesota Lynx Head Coach Cheryl Reeve, President of Business Operations Carley Knox, and players Natalie Achonwa and Laisha Calderon.
A conversation with Corie Barry, moderated by Amelia Hardy, Best Buy.
A conversation with Maureen Bausch, CEO Bold North Associates and Wendy Blackshaw, CEO and President, Minnesota Sports and Events.
A conversation with Dr. Nicole LaVoi, The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport; Lisa Lissimore, Minnesota State High School League; and Jen Flowers, Western Collegiate Hockey Association;, moderated by Lea B. Olsen, Minnesota Lynx.
With the 50th anniversary of Title IX’s passing less than a year away, Best Buy is sponsoring the 2022 Women’s Final Four basketball tournament to celebrate women leaders who inspire, empower, and dream big.
As the leading provider of consumer technology products and services, our partnership with Minnesota Sports and Events (MNSE) aligns with our goals to bolster our support for women in the workplace, make STEM education and careers more accessible for young women and expand our Teen Tech Center® network, centers which help teens from disinvested communities build brighter futures through technology, training and mentorship. Through these efforts, we aim to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive talent pipeline for the leaders of tomorrow.