September 10, 2018
Los Angeles Sparks forward Nneka Ogwumike has earned the Seasonlong WNBA Community Assist Award presented by State Farm in recognition of her dedication to community outreach.
Ogwumike consistently made an impact in the community throughout the 2018 WNBA season, leading or participating in events that focused on female empowerment, health and wellness, diversity and inclusion, homelessness and STEM education.
“I’ve been blessed with a platform to impact my community and those who look up to what I do,” said Ogwumike. “I hope that my passion for culture, education and women’s empowerment reaches the hearts and minds of young aspirers and helps them accomplish goals, achieve dreams and cultivate future generations of brilliance.”