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Title IX at 50

50 years after its landmark passing, we gather to celebrate Title IX, taking a look at the legislation’s impact, especially when it comes to sports. We have assembled two outstanding panels who will each in their own ways, analyze what Title IX has meant for society, where we stand today, and what we can do to both sustain achievements and further advance the causes consistent with the legislation. Join us from 5pm to 7pm for two thought-provoking discussions. 

This event has been brought to you by the FSC Sport Management Department and the FSC Athletic Department.

Sport industry leaders’ views on the impact, and future, of Title IX

The 1972 landmark legislation has changed the landscape of sports and society for the benefit of millions of individuals, especially girls and women. We bring together a stellar panels of sports and equity leaders who will share their expert perspective on how things have changed over the years, where we are today, and how we can continue to improve so that we fulfill the goals first set out 50 years ago.

Val Ackerman

Commissioner, Big East Conference

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Sarah Axelson (Moderator)

Vice President, Advocacy, Women's Sports Foundation (WSF)

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Dr. Richard Lapchick

Director, Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport
President, The Institute for Sport and Social Justice, University of Central Florida

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Dr. Donna A. Lopiano, Ph.D.

President, Sports Management Resources

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Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, OLY

Vice President, Community & Impact and President, FundPlay LeagueApps

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An Inside Look at Title IX with State University of New York (SUNY) Leaders

Join us for what is sure to be a compelling discussion about the landmark legislation, Title IX, which this year is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Our esteemed panelists from the State University of New York (SUNY) community include: a college president, director of athletics, senior associate athletic director for compliance, coaches, and athletes. Hear from these experts about their experiences and perspectives on the past, present and future of legislation that has changed sports, and the world of higher education, for the better.

Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner

President, SUNY Buffalo State College

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Celine Cannizzaro

SUNY student-athlete
Farmingdale State College, Class of 2020

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Debbie Dejong

Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance/Senior Woman Administrator/Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Stony Brook University

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Dani Drews

Associate Athletic Director, SUNY Brockport

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Sarbjit “Sab” Singh (Moderator)

Associate Professor/Chairperson – Sport Management, Farmingdale State College

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Lenore Walsh

Director of Athletics, SUNY Old Westbury

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Lenore Walsh

May 17, 2022
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Virtual Event

Thank you to all of our attendees, we look forward to seeing you at future events.

Last Modified 7/18/22