The 31 Most Highly effective Ladies in Sports activities: The First on Monday

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The latest edition of Adweek is dedicated to the most powerful women in sport. The sports world has changed like no other in a year, but that hasn't stopped these champions from creating powerful innovations for fans and brands on and off the field. These 31 award winners – including Naomi Osaka (Who you can read more about in our cover story), NWSL commissioner Lisa Baird'MLS' JoAnn Neale, Nascars Jill Gregory, the NHL Heidi Browning, MLBs Barbara McHugh, WTAs Micky Lawler, WWEs Stephanie McMahon and NBAs Kate Jhaveri– Changed the game, with many of them playing key roles in the groundbreaking Real Heroes Project that medical workers celebrated in May.

Meet them all: Also, at the bottom of the list, you can find a playlist of your favorite hype songs.

Also in the latest edition:

  • The sports world may be unsafe, but Christmas isn't being canceled, at least not for AMC, Freeform, Lifetime, and Hallmark Channel. Get ready for multi-month marathons with vacation movies and TV shows.
  • Consumers are preparing for an unusual Thanksgiving festival. 35% say they plan to change their traditions to circumvent the pandemic, and even more that they will do their shopping online on Black Friday.
  • Independent marketing consultants could change the way the industry works. In this statement, Kerry Perse explains how the flexibility and diverse experience of these indie operators can be a tactical advantage for brands and agencies.

Marketing executives from the country's best-known sports leagues are gathering for the Brandweek Sports Marketing Summit starting today to discuss how athletes and brands have navigated the unpredictable landscape of 2020. To encourage diversity and empower the next generation of marketing leaders, seven of these CMOs and executives are each sponsoring 10 prominent sports students to help cover the costs of professionals.

Meet the participating mentors and find out where the students are from.

Hear from many of the most powerful women in sport in the world this week Brandweek Sports Marketing Summit16.-19. November. Get your passports now.

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