Leveling the Playing Field
Leveling the Playing Field
Please join us on May 8th at Pingree School for an evening of community, connection and conversation. The Spark Inspiring Women series celebrates women who are doing great work in their field. This event will feature a discussion with local women who are leaders in the sports industry, including:
- Linsley Waldron, Nike
- Anna Siedzik, New England Sports for Women
- Alex Barmore, Indianapolis Colts
Tickets are $10 for Spark Members / $25 for Guests. The event will take place at the Pingree School, located at 357 Highland Street in South Hamilton. We look forward to seeing you on May 8th!
Thank you to our event host:
Linsley Waldron started her career as an Intern at the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB and quickly landed her first job out of college with sport giant, Nike, inc. She has been employed in different Nike roles under both marketing and sales over the last 16 years. Currently she is a Senior Account Executive for New England & NY for the licensed apparel division servicing Nike Partnerships with MLB, NCAA, NFL and NBA. She has spent time working for Nike in the field and working at the Nike World headquarters in Beaverton, OR.
Anna Siedzik is Chief Engagement Officer for New England Sports for Women. The mission of New England Sports for Women is to create and promote athletic opportunities for women, with a goal to build a network of sports campuses across the United States. Anna earned a B.A. in History from Yale University, and a M.A. in Museology from the University of Washington, with a combined academic background in American social history and everyday material culture. Originally from Seattle, Anna’s wanderlust to see and experience the world is real, but her current home is on Boston’s North Shore with her family. When not dreaming of soccer advocacy, she’s busy running the midfield with anyone willing to share the pitch.
Alex Barmore is currently a senior at Endicott College. Alex is the Captain of the Endicott Women’s Tennis Team and works as the Director of Football Operations of the Endicott Football Team. Alex has completed multiple internships in the realm of sports, Central Connecticut State University’s Athletic Department, the Boston College Football Team and a semester-long internship with the Yale University Football Team. Most recently, Alex was one of forty women nationwide invited to attend the NFL Women’s Careers in Football Forum held at the NFL Combine. As a result of that experience, Alex attained a paid internship with the Indianapolis Colts for the summer of 2019, where she will join the football operations staff at training camp. In her time at Endicott, Alex has been awarded academic honors, including the Mortar Board Honor Society, a national Honor Society recognizing the top two percent of college seniors for exemplary scholarship, leadership