LOS ANGELES – Vanessa Bryant will be recognized as one of the leading women in sports at the event during Super Cup week.
Bryant – the widow of Kobe Bryant – will be honored at the third annual brunch “Sports: Honoring the Most Powerful Women in Sports” on February 8 in Beverly Hills, California.
She will receive the Be a Champion Award for her leadership through the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation, the Sports Power Brunch said in a statement on Tuesday.
The organization was founded to have a positive impact on child athletes who do not serve children, in honor of her husband Kobe and daughter Jana “Gigi” Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash that also killed seven people in 2020.
Other women in the sports awards include Los Angeles Sparks Senior Vice President Natalie White, EAG Sports Management CEO Denise White and Terry Hines, FOX Sports Executive Vice President of Communications