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Mia Hall, a writer, public speaker and career strategist with 10+ years of experience working for the WNBA, Barclays Center and Black Enterprise (just to name a few), was among the guest speakers at UWANTGAME’s Women in Sports Panel Discussion on March 23, 2016 in New York City’s Business of Sports School. In the video above, Mia Hall speaks on some of the topics she discussed with the students, including the importance of mentorship programs for the youth, and teaching the next generation about networking, staying in touch and obtaining internship opportunities as ways to kickstart their careers.

On March 23, 2016, UWANTGAME hosted its monthly sports business panel discussion for NYC high school seniors at the Business of Sports School. The theme of this particular session focused on “Women in Sports” and therefore featured successful female sports executives as guest speakers. The panel consisted of Morgan Cato (Senior Manager of Early Career Development at the NBA), Carla Lide (Player Engagement Coordinator at the NFL), Guiselle Torres (Senior Counsel at the MLS), Mia Hall (Writer, Public Speaker & Career Strategist), and Shana Stephenson (Editor-in-Chief of All Sports Everything).

Among the topics of discussion were the paths each took to discover their respective passions within the sports industry, the experiences that shaped their career development, and some of the mentors that helped lead the way for them, among other themes.

Check out the video above to hear some of the advice the guest speakers gave students at last month’s panel discussion.

Jordan Coleman

Jordan Coleman

Dream big dreams. I’m just an average kid. I play high school football, I play high school basketball, but I aspire to be great. Basically, I just dream big and I work hard at it.

~ Jordan Coleman, Filmmaker/Student-Athlete

 

By TRACEE LORAN

Tracee@TheSocialiteDesign.com

Sixteen years old is too young to be a filmmaker, right?  Sixteen years old is too young to be a filmmaker with a profound message, right?  Sixteen years old is too young to do inspiring work that can impact copious lives, right? Apparently somebody forgot to clue 16-year-old Jordan Coleman in on that myth. Because not only did this inspiring high school junior create an important film with a profound message, he has set out on a nationwide tour to spread the word. more