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The USA Basketball Women in the Game initiative, which is in its third year in 2019, exposes high school girls, college women and emerging professionals to career paths in the sports industry to develop and prepare the next generation of female leaders in sport.

USA Basketball announced its first Women in the Game conference in 2019 will be held May 18-19 at Las Positas College.

Guest speakers from a variety of sports business fields will share their personal career journeys, essential characteristics to succeed in their roles, practical strategies to get started in the industry, and how to sustain a position in a highly competitive sports industry. In addition to guest speaker-led sessions, attendees will engage in small group discussions and workshops focused on professional development, leadership training and interactive experiences in the business of sports.