The Minnesota Lynx Inspiring Women Program celebrates women throughout the state of Minnesota who inspire, motivate and encourage others around them through personal and professional leadership. Throughout the season, the Lynx will honor five women who exemplify these qualities.
For more information about the WNBA’s Inspiring Women platform, please visit their website here.
2017 INSPIRING WOMEN WINNERS
Back to School Night Honoree | Arielle Rocca
On Aug. 18 as the Minnesota Lynx took on the Indiana Fever at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, the team honored Margie Sborov as part of the team’s Inspiring Women Platform presented by Land O’Lakes.
Sborov is the founder of Angel Foundation, a 16-year-old Twin Cities-area nonprofit that provides financial help, education and support to more than 25,000 adult cancer patients and their families within a seven-county metro area.
Breast Health Awareness Night Honoree | Margie Sborov
As the Minnesota Lynx took on the Phoenix Mercury on Aug. 22 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, the Lynx honored Arielle Rocca as part of the team’s Inspiring Women Platform presented by Land O’Lakes.
Rocca is a science teacher at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis, where she teaches 10th and 11th grade students. It is her second year at the school and seventh year teaching overall, making previous stops in her hometown of Chicago and Washington D.C. before coming to Minnesota.