When Serena Williams was young, she and her sister leaned in to a nontraditional approach when practicing for tennis championships. Now, she’s taking that same mentality to the boardroom as an investor and one of the richest self-made women in America. Forbes video
Talks at Google is very excited to bring you a conversation with two all around pros: pro athletes, pro businessmen, and pro-mental health advocates, Antonio Davis and Dahntay Jones. Antonio — whose career has spanned nearly 30 years in professional sports as a player, as an executive, and as a commentator — is coming to Google to give us an exclusive and rare look into his private life, including his triumphs and trials at various stages of his career, his experience with building mental health awareness in the sports industry, and how the NBA approaches mental health with players, staff, and in public life. … Dahntay Jones, retired NBA Champion whose athletic career covered no less than 11 professional sports teams (including the Denver Nuggets, Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Indiana Pacers), to share the pressures of playing in the NBA and what life is like after pro sports. Talks at Google video.
The U.S. Women’s National Team for soccer has won three World Cup titles and consistently scores more than the men. Yet they’re paid less than half of what the guys get. More than two dozen members of the women’s team, including team captains, are suing the U.S. Soccer Federation over pay disparity based on gender discrimination. Fox5 New York video
Jun.18 — Gary Woodland, winner of the US Open, discusses his first major victory at Pebble Beach California. He speaks with Vonnie Quinn on “Bloomberg Markets: European Close.” Bloomberg Markets and Finance New York news video
Eldrick Tont “Tiger” Woods (born December 30, 1975) is an American professional golfer. He ranks second in both major championships and PGA Tour wins and also holds numerous records in golf… Woods has won 18 World Golf Championships. Official White House video