Morgan Tuck, Director of Franchise Development for the Connecticut Sun to be keynote speaker at 8th Annual Hartford Girls Rock! This year’s theme is R.E.S.E.T. – Remember Every Situation Encourages Transformation. Morgan will share her transformation journey from WNBA Champion to front–office executive. She was a four–time National Champion with the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball team (2012–2016). She went on to be the third overall pick in the 2016 WNBA draft to the Connecticut Sun and played her final season with the Seattle Storm, which ended with winning the 2020 WNBA Championship. Morgan is a five–time gold medalist with USA Basketball and played overseas in China and Turkey during her professional basketball career.
Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 1:00 p.m.
Marriott Hartford Downtown, 200 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103
Hartford Girls Rock! is an annual program developed to celebrate, inspire, empower, and honor young women of the Greater Hartford community. The young women selected for this honor have been identified by local community–based organizations and represent the goals and standards of their respective organizations.
Hartford Girls Rock! is a unique program developed by the Foundation for Educational Opportunities, Inc. (FEO) in conjunction with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Epsilon Omicron Omega Chapter.
Sponsors for this year’s event are
Summa Cum Laude
Magna Cum Laude
McDonald’s – Flatbush Ave
Sweet Dreams Kid Productions
The Foundation for Educational Opportunities, Inc. (FEO) a (501)(c)(3) charitable organization. The mission is to foster a heightened interest in academics and social issues, promote higher education, and instill a desire to succeed in and contribute to the Greater Hartford community. Proceeds from Hartford Girls Rock! augment FEO’s ability to provide academic scholarships to deserving college–bound students.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Founded in 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is the nation’s oldest Black Greek Sorority. Its mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of “Service to All Mankind,” our national motto.
For media inquiries, photo opportunities or possible interviews contact:
Dana M. McDonald – 860–987–7065
Yasmin Blackburn – 917–971–4464