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WIN for KC – Women’s Sports Awards Celebration Luncheon

WIN for KC’s 24th annual Women’s Sports Awards Celebration Luncheon will be held on February 7th in the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center. Olympic Bronze Medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad is the keynote speaker. Ibtihaj is a member of the United States Fencing Team. In August of 2016, Ibtihaj became the first American woman to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab. Ibtihaj serves on the U.S. Department of State’s Empowering Women and Girls Through Sport Initiative, and she has traveled to various countries to engage on the importance of sports and education.

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 07: American Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad takes a break during a training session at the Fencers Club on July 7, 2016 in New York City. Muhammad will be the first Muslim women to represent the United States while wearing a hijab. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Ibtihaj Muhammad, keynote speaker

 

Also featured in the December 16, 2017 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: WIN for KC

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