STATEMENT FROM THE WNBPA

NEW YORK, NY, November 1, 2018 – The Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) announced today, the decision to exercise their option to terminate the current Collective Bargaining Agreement, as provided in Article XXXVIII, TERM OF AGREEMENT, Section 1, Expiration Date.  As such, the Agreement will terminate on October 31, 2019, or if later, the …

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WNBPA President Nneka Ogwumike’s Statement on Departure of Lisa Borders

Following the league’s announcement that WNBA President Lisa Borders will step down from her position at the league and become the President and CEO of TIME’S UP, WNBPA President Nneka Ogwumike provided the following statement: “The WNBPA joins me in expressing our sincerest appreciation for the service and leadership that Lisa Borders provided to our league. …

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PRESS RELEASE: WNBPA recruits Arizona State University as Exclusive Education Partner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Women’s National Basketball Players Association recruits Arizona State University as Exclusive Educational Partner September 13, 2018, New York, NY – The Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) is proud to announce a new partnership with Arizona State University (ASU), who will serve as the association’s exclusive educational partner. Through this new partnership, …

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PRESS RELEASE: WNBPA Announces Changes to its Executive Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2018 – NEW YORK, NY – The Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) announced the election of five Officers on its Executive Committee. Sue Bird, Elena Delle Donne, and Chiney Ogwumike were elected to the offices of Vice President; Elizabeth Williams was elected as Secretary; and Carolyn Swords was elected as Treasurer. With the addition of the new Officers, …

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PRESS RELEASE: WNBPA & Rock the Vote Announce New Partnership

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28, 2018 Contact: Emma Weinstein-Levey (612) 703-1542 media@rockthevote.com  Women’s National Basketball Players Association Builds Youth Political Power Athletes partner with Rock the Vote to engage rising American electorate WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rock the Vote, the national leader in youth civic engagement, is proud to announce a new partnership with the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) to mobilize young fans …

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PRESS RELEASE: THE WOMEN’S NATIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION AND MODEL ATELIER ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP, UNITING PROFESSIONAL SPORTS UNION WITH FASHION DESIGN HOUSE

THE WOMEN’S NATIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION AND MODEL ATELIER ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP, UNITING PROFESSIONAL SPORTS UNION WITH FASHION DESIGN HOUSE CHICAGO, IL — May 17, 2019 — Model Atelier and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) are excited to announce their strategic partnership, which unites the fashion design house with the first labor union for professional …

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PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENT FROM WNBPA ON THE WORK OF THE NCAA COMMISSION ON BASKETBALL

NEW YORK, NY –– April 25, 2018 ––  “On behalf of the WNBPA, we want to thank Secretary Rice and the Commission for their work. We understand the Commission’s focus was to assess the state of the sport as it relates to men’s collegiate programs and to recommend transformational change. While we are still reviewing the …

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PRESS RELEASE: WNBPA Announces Grants to Four Charitable Organizations

  NEW YORK, NY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017 — The Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) is pleased to announce that the following organizations have been selected to receive a $35,000 grant to further their work here in the United States and around the world: Girls Who Code Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund/Greater Houston Community Foundation United …

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PRESS RELEASE: WNBPA Announces Groundbreaking Partnership

REP WORLDWIDE LAUNCHES AS FULL-SERVICE BRAND MANAGEMENT AND SPORTS LICENSING BUSINESS – U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association and Women’s National Basketball Players Association join as founding partners – WASHINGTON, November 13, 2017 – In a move to bolster group licensing opportunities and provide the ability for athletes to support athletes in growing their business, REP …

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