Gold medal winning softball player, former All-Americans and won the National Championship at Arizona. Finch played professionally for the Chicago Bandits.
Gold medal winning softball player, former All-Americans and won a National Championships at UCLA. Watley played professionally for the USSSA Pride.
Drohan is the head softball coach at Northwestern.
Healy is the head softball coach at Wisconsin.
Carson is an astronaut trainee and the first person to complete the NASA Passport program. She is the youngest person to be accepted and graduate from the Advanced Possum Academy, officially making her certified to go to space and is earmarked to be on the first mission to Mars.
Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon as a numbered entrant. She has won the New York Marathon and named Female Runner of the Decade and winner of the Billie Award for journalism. She was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 2011 for creating a social revelation by empowering women around the world through running.
Elana Meyers Taylor
Three time Olympic medalist of the two woman bobsledder team in 2010, 2014 and 2018, with two silver medals and one bronze medal. She is a two time world champion. As of January 2019, Taylor was selected as the current president of the Women’s Sports Foundation. She has also served a six year term as athletic director on the USA Bobsled & Skeleton Board of Directors. Taylor attended George Washington University on a softball scholarship and played professionally for the Michigan Ice.
Tyrrell is the principal at Sandburg High School and former Division 1 softball player at Western Illinois. She is also a former high school All-American and national champion softball coach.
Babcock-McGraw is the sportswriter for the Daily Herald, color analyst for the Chicago Sky and analyst for the Big Ten Network. She is a former Division 1 basketball player at Northwestern and was inducted into the Indiana Sports Hall of Fame.
Norgaard is the founder of the award winning Go! Go! Go! Sports Girls. She is a keynote speaker, entrepreneur and consultant.
Okmin will be our host and emcee for our second annual convention. She is an Emmy winning reporter and reports for Fox covering the NFL. She is a former CNN reporter and has worked in the NBA, MLB and NHL. She is a writer and founder of GALvanize.