What She’s Made Of 2022

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Join us for a unique experience the Sports Edition of our Annual Event!
Connect and mingle over cocktails and hors d’oeurves, followed by a dynamic and inspirational panel of leaders in the sports field, all while taking in the striking stadium scenery. Stay for our delicious after party and great conversations in honor and support of the women and girls in our community.

For any questions about What She’s Made Of, or to make changes to your reservations, please call 716-217-9056.

event Details

When: Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Where: Highmark Stadium – 1 Bills Dr., Orchard Park, N.Y.

Meet Our Panelists for What She’s Made Of 2022

(Photo by Andrea Cardin/HHOF-IIHF Images)

Hayley Scamurra, Olympic Silver Medalist and Professional Women’s Hockey Association member

A Buffalo native, Hayley competed with the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team in the 2022 Olympics and currently plays for the Buffalo Beauts. Check out the video below, courtesy of USA Hockey.

 

 

 

 

Cecelie Owens, Co-founder & President of G.I.R.L.S. Sports Foundation, Inc. and Buffalo Public Schools principal

G.I.R.L.S. promotes the importance of academic achievement, respect, self confidence, healthy lifestyles, team work, and good sportsmanship through sports participation and mentoring among underserved girls ages 8-18. Cecelie earned national recognition at the espnW: Women + Sports Summit when ESPN named her a Toyota Everyday Hero and awarded her a $10,000 grant.

Click the image below for more about Cecelie’s work in our community:

 

Amy Latimer, president, TD Garden

As the president of TD Garden in Boston (home of the Boston Bruins), Amy runs one of the most highly regarded and successful sports arenas in North America.

With almost two decades of knowledge and experience in the sports and arena industry, she continues to champion the TD Garden as an industry innovator, overseeing the areas of premium service, fan experience, and overall revenue generation.

 

 

Dr. Desaree Festa, team sport psychologist for the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres

Dr. Festa provides mental wellness and mental performance services for NFL and NHL players on teams owned by Pegula Sports and Entertainment. She co-facilitates the Rookie Success and Player Development Programs, which equip players with skills for navigating professional sports. She conducts draft evaluations and assists the front office with draft selection, as well as regularly consulting with coaching staff on optimizing culture and coach wellness.

Dr. Festa is passionate about maximizing the whole athlete, both in mental performance and mental health, and does this by utilizing the latest research, evidence-based approaches, and biofeedback technology.

Thank you to our 2022 What She’s Made Of sponsors!
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Ellen Grant

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