Good afternoon, 12s. Here's a look at what's out there for today – Monday, March 8 – about your Seattle Seahawks.
Celebrate International Women's Day With Our Panel Discussion
Today is International Women's Day, and one way you can celebrate this important day is to join the Seahawks International Women's Day Panel Discussion, a conversation involving six of the women who help make this organization so special.
The hour-long panel features senior vice president of revenue Amy Sprangers, vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion Karen Wilkins-Mickey, Seahawks Dancers director Courtney Moore, digital media designer Sydney Noland, assistant director of video production Madeline Down, and assistant athletic trainer Mackenzie Marques.
The panel starts at 3 p.m., pacific time, and those wishing to participate can sign up here.
Deadline Approaching To Apply For Seahawks Players Equality & Justice For All Scholarship
The Seahawks Players Equality & Justice For All Action Fund announced earlier this year a scholarship program that aims to build a more compassionate and inclusive society by supporting career opportunities for students who have overcome significant adversity. For students hoping to apply for the 2021 school year, the deadline is coming up next week.
The scholarships for graduating high school students are for $10,000 per year renewable for two or four years depending on the degree the student pursues. Students can apply via this link through March 15, 2021.
Seattle University Joins Forces With Local Sports Teams, Including Seahawks, To Tackle Diversity In Sports & Entertainment Industry
If you missed it last week, Seattle University's Albers School of Business and Economics announced an exciting new program that will see the school partner with the Seahawks, the Storm, the Kraken, The Mariners, Sounders FC and the Oak View Group to launch an MBA in Sports and Entertainment Management with a focus on diversifying leadership in the industry.
The seven Seattle sports and entertainment companies partnering with SU will advise on the curriculum and offer fellowships to students. More info on the program can be found here.
Social Post Of The Day
Today's social post comes from the league's Twitter account, which provides three minutes of Bobby Wagner goodness for your viewing pleasure.
DeShawn Shead is returning to Seattle as a defensive assistant/defensive backs coach, his first NFL coaching job. Shead played seven seasons in the NFL, six with the Seahawks.