Binghamton University will hold a virtual presentation of its 16th annual Celebrating Women Athletics Scholarship event with a live panel, featuring WNBA and Former U Conn star Breanna Stewart.

Due to the ongoing pandemic protocols, the virtual live event will be help on Thursday April 15th at 6pm and his presented by M&T Bank.

WNBF News Radio 1290 AM & 92.1 FM logo
Get our free mobile app

Each year this event raises scholarship money for B.U. women’s athletics to provide scholarship opportunities to those who may not have sustainable access.

Each year Binghamton University brings in a featured speaker, a woman who has achieve outstanding goals in her athletic field.

This year’s keynote speaker is Syracuse native an WNBA superstar Breanna Stewart.

Stewart led the UConn Huskies to four national championships, and was named the final four’s most outstanding player in each of those championship years.

The first overall pick in the 2016 WNBA draft, Stewart was named WNBA 2016 rookie of the year, her accolades also include WNBA All Star in 2017,2018, the finals MVP in 2018, 2020 and WNBA champion 2018, 2020 with the Seattle Storm, and was also named the 2020 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year.

Breanna Stewart will be joined by a live panel of Binghamton University alumnae who have worked and achieved success in the sports field. This year’s panel will be moderated by B.U. Bearcat basketball alumnus Kai Moon, Binghamton University graduate, 2020 America East Women’s Basketball Player of the year, and three time America East All Conference selection.

Join Kai on the panel will be;

  • Rose Barre, Executive Director of Sales, Service and Business Strategy for the New York Yankees.
  • Jennifer Cabalquinto, Special Advisor and former Chief Financial Officer of the Golden State Warriors
  • Lauren Verrusio, Head of Consumer Communications for Google/YouTube
  • Kate Townley, Director of Baseball Administration for the Minnesota Twins.

Tickets are available $35 or $250 for a table of eight people
For more information or to purchase tickets CLICK HERE

Maine Endwell Little League World Series Champions

More From WNBF News Radio 1290 AM & 92.1 FM