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Soccer legend Brandi Chastain to talk at Paup Lecture Oct. 11 – Texas Lady's College


Brandi Chastain

Sept. 21, 2022 — DENTON — Brandi Chastain, a World Cup champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist in soccer, would be the featured speaker on this yr’s Paup Lecture Collection on the Denton campus of Texas Lady’s College.

The lecture, titled “Ladies Result in Win,” and sponsored by the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership, might be at 7 p.m., Oct. 11 in Hubbard Corridor and might be livestreamed. The occasion is free and open to the general public, however pre-registration is required for in-person attendance or livestream viewing.

Chastain will share insights on her athletic profession and might be a part of a moderated dialogue exploring the connection between ladies’s management and sports activities. Becoming a member of Chastain within the dialogue might be Texas Lady’s Director of Athletics Sandee Mott, who additionally will facilitate a question-and-answer session following the dialogue.

Whereas she performed for the USA nationwide soccer crew from 1988 to 2004 and continued enjoying professionally till 2010, Chastain skyrocketed to worldwide fame after scoring the successful penalty kick in opposition to China in a riveting 1999 World Cup closing. She served as a soccer analyst through the 2008 Olympics, and in 2014 started teaching at Bellarmine College Preparatory College. 

In addition to successful two gold medals, she was named to the USWNT All-Time Greatest XI in 2013 and inducted into the Nationwide Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2017. In her 192 caps on the U.S. nationwide crew, Chastain scored 30 targets.

To register and for extra details about this occasion, go to the Paup Lecture website.

The Paup Lecture Collection launched in 2019 to spotlight audio system who’re daring, modern and famend specialists of their fields. Whereas the lecture is free, donations are welcome.

Concerning the Nancy P. and Thaddeus E. Paup Lecture Collection

The Nancy P. and Thaddeus E. Paup Lecture Collection was created by way of the generosity of Nancy and Ted Paup. The Paups, who reside in Fort Price, are longtime supporters of TWU. Nancy manages and directs enterprise, actual property and ranching pursuits in Texas. She beforehand served on the TWU System Board of Regents, together with a time period as vice-chair. Nancy is an elected member of The Philosophical Society of Texas. She at the moment serves on the Board of Administrators of Humanities Texas, the state affiliate for the Nationwide Endowment for the Humanities, the Govt Advisory Committee of The Handbook of Texas Ladies, the Board of Administrators for the Middle for the Development and Examine of Early Texas Artwork, and on the JNIWL Advisory Council. Nancy has raised funds all through Texas for the humanities, greater schooling and historic preservation. Her tutorial levels embody grasp’s and bachelor’s levels from TWU. Ted is the president of Paup Mineral Administration, L.L.C.

Concerning the Jane Nelson Institute for Ladies’s Management

The Jane Nelson Institute for Ladies’s Management at Texas Lady’s College is devoted to making ready extra ladies to tackle profitable roles in enterprise and public service. Via the institute’s three specialised facilities—Middle for Scholar Management, Middle for Ladies Entrepreneurs and Middle for Ladies in Politics & Public Coverage—ladies get the schooling to determine careers as profitable executives, the talents for constructing entrepreneurial companies and the framework wanted to run for public workplace.


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