2017 Keynote Speaker Angela Hucles
Chief Empowerment Officer of Empowerment Through Sport, Angela Hucles is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist for US Soccer, two-time World Cup Bronze Medalist, former professional soccer player of the Boston Breakers and the US Soccer Foundations’ 2009 Humanitarian of the Year.
Serving as the President of the Women’s Sports Foundation (2014-2016) founded by Billie Jean King and covering the 2012 Olympics for NBC and 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup for FOX as a sports broadcaster and analyst, Angela combines sports and leadership in a unique way allowing her to serve as a conduit of inspiration and empowerment when she speaks to groups and works with athletes. She’s committed to finding ways to inspire and empower others in reaching their goals and dreams, and ultimately living their best lives.
With over 30 years’ experience in the sports industry, Angela launched Empowerment Through Sport, a sports leadership and wellness lifestyle brand which helps collegiate and elite level athletes navigate the career transition process and youth athletes develop confidence and leadership skills that benefit them in all areas of life.
She attended the University of Virginia receiving her BA in Anthropology. She was drafted and played in the first women’s professional soccer league in the United States, the WUSA as well as the WPS, both times for the Boston Breakers. Representing her country in 2003 and 2007 during the Women’s World Cup and 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, Angela is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist in soccer and two-time Bronze medalist in the Women’s World Cup.
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