Meet three female professional athletes all from different areas of sport and learn about how they got to where they are. What does it take to live out your dream? What were the peaks and valleys of getting there? Hear from panelists, Lia Neal, two-time Olympic Medalist in Swimming, Lauren Grant, 20-year Company Dancer with the Mark Morris Dance Group, and Psychotherapist and Pro-level Bodybuilder, Ava Diamond. Introduction by our very own General Manager and Olympic Silver Medalist in Fencing, Keeth Smart, and moderated by Erinn Smart, Olympic Silver Medalist in Fencing. Event will culminate in a casual cocktail hour and meet + greet with the panelists.
Trident Swim Foundation will welcome NYC native and two-time Olympic medalist, Lia Neal, to meet with members of the Trident Swim Club. Lia will speak to the Trident Swimmer Scholars about her experience growing up and swimming in NYC as well as the challenges and sacrifices of being an elite athlete and outstanding student.