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Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 08 / 29 / 16

WTT’s Salute to Strong Women At the New York Empire Salute to Strong Women event Aug. 11 at West Side Tennis Club: Jennifer Johnson of Franklin Templeton Investments, former New York Liberty star Kym Hampton, fencing sil...

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