SMTSU President Kevin Rossi reviewed the event for The Sports Business Exchange. Here is an excerpt of the recap:
When the Drexel University Sport Management Student Union (SMTSU) broughtSurvivor: Africa winner, founder of a nonprofit called Grassroot Soccer that educates children in Africa about AIDS, and two-time cancer survivor Ethan Zohn to campus last year for a speaking engagement, a big idea was formed. How could sport be used to better our society as a catalyst for positive social change? After all, Zohn had started Grassroot Soocer with the million dollars he had won on Survivor, and that is when we became interested in the idea of using sport for doing social good.
The idea the SMTSU’s leadership had while listening to Zohn speak quickly blossomed into the first annual Sport For Social Change Conference. Held last Friday, the conference featured five presentations on five different topics all trying to answer one question: how can we help move society in a positive direction using sport?
Read the entire recap at The Sports Business Exchange's website!