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Last Chance To Take Part In SBD/SBJ's Game Changers Survey

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 18 / 17

On Sept. 14, SportsBusiness Journal/Daily will hold its fifth annual Game Changers conference, where we will explore the multiple ways in which women intersect with sports. That week, we are planning to unveil exclusive new research on gender hirin...

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