Press Release: NASA, WNBPA Team Up for Tech Transfer Partnership

November 6, 2019   NASA and Women’s National Basketball Players Association Team Up for Tech Transfer Partnership On the heels of last month’s first-ever all-women spacewalk, NASA and the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) announced a partnership to provide professional basketball players with opportunities to explore the agency’s technology licensing and its various applications. “Many athletes have pursued …

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Press Release: WNBPA assembles its own “super team” with newly-formed Board of Advocates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  WNBPA assembles its own “super team” with newly-formed Board of Advocates  NEW YORK, NY, AUGUST, 29, 2019 –– The Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) is pleased to announce that it has formed its own Board of Advocates featuring a diverse group of paradigm-shifters and glass-ceiling breakers in business, politics, entertainment, media, …

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WNBPA Executive Committee Statement Regarding Hire of Cathy Engelbert as WNBA Commissioner

NEW YORK, NY, May 15, 2019 –– With the announcement that Cathy Engelbert has been hired as the next WNBA Commissioner, we are encouraged that the league has selected an individual who possesses a multi-dimensional understanding of the business of our game, with a proven ability to unlock real revenue and growth opportunities. We want …

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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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