Wed, Mar 31|
Own Your Arena - A Virtual Conversation with Katrina Adams
Join a conversation with Kartina Adams as we discuss lessons gained from many experiences on and off the court and how the ATA helped shape her career.
Time & Location
Mar 31, 2021, 6:00 PM
About the event
Katrina Adams is the former President of the United States Tennis Association and the first Black woman and the youngest person ever to serve as President and CEO of the organization. An accomplished professional player, she previously competed for 12 years on the World Tennis Association tour, winning 20 career doubles titles and reaching the quarterfinals or better in doubles at all four Grand Slam events. She also spearheaded outreach to underserved communities of color and was named the chairman of the Gender Equality in Tennis Committee in 2018. Adweek and Forbes both named her one of the “Most Powerful Women in Sports” and she was featured in Ebony Magazine’s “Power 100” list. She is also the executive director of the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program.
During our session, we will have Katrina highlight events mentioned in the book and also discuss how the ATA helped shaped her career. Come ready to ask questions and be inspired.