HOWELL, N.J. – Sky Blue FC is partnering with the Washington Spirit, to co-present The Business of Women’s Soccer online panel on Thursday at 5 p.m. via Zoom.

Panelists will discuss the future of women’s soccer from a business perspective including sponsorship and outreach. Sky Blue general manager Alyse LaHue will be a featured speaker on the panel.

“We felt this was a fantastic time to hone in on the business side of women’s sports,” LaHue said. “Especially with so much commentary around the uncertainty and fear, particularly with women’s sports properties. We don’t get to hear things from a business angle as much, so this will be a great evening of conversation between members of the NWSL community.”

LaHue will be joined by National Women’s Soccer League media acting president and general manager Lindsay Barenz and Spirit chief revenue officer Gretchen Hamm. The discussion will be moderated by Meg Linehan of The Athletic.

To register for the event, follow this link.

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