WHO: Val Ackerman - WNBA President
Pat Collins - Entertainment Reporter, UPN 9 News
Lisa Leslie - WNBA star and three-time Women’s National Team member
Tamika Catchings - WNBA star and Women’s National Team member
Susan Schulz - CosmoGIRL! Editor-in-Chief
Tamara Glenny - YM magazine Executive Editor
Patricia Messeroux - Vice President, Saatchi & Saatchi NY
Katherine A. Halmi, M.D. - Pediatrics & Psychiatry, Cornell University


Emmy Award-winning entertainment reporter Pat Collins will lead a panel discussion on the pressures teens face to live up to society’s defined image of beauty and highlight the emergence of new role models- powerful, strong and accomplished female athletes. Entitled, “Teen Girls and Body Image: A Healthy Discussion & Exploration of a New Role Model,” the panel discussion will include WNBA stars and leading experts in the areas of health, marketing and media.


NBA Store
666 Fifth Avenue (Corner of 52nd Street and 5th Avenue)


Wednesday, August 4
5:30 PM (ET)


There is limited media space available. Media MUST RSVP to attend the event.
Contact Dina Pappas, WNBA, 917-733-8316 or dpappas@wnba.com