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Brianna Salvatore

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Brianna Salvatore Dueck is passionate sport-for-impact advocate and Director of Strategy Consulting at 17 Sport where she works with the top properties and brands within the sports industry to maximize their capacity to have a positive impact on society (i.e. purpose-driven strategy) while also meeting strategic business KPIs.

As a former professional and D1 collegiate basketball player (Switzerland & UC Davis), she has seen the power of sport in her own life as a vehicle for social integration and positive influence which was sparked in her at a young age in helping her overcome the loss of her mother. Prior to working in the sports industry, she worked within the United Nations System (UNESCO) where she launched a project looking at the role of Sports Diplomacy and Sport for Development in helping attain the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

She has a master’s in International Development from the #2 globally ranked Sciences Po, Paris and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of California. She has additionally been an international speaker & Master of Ceremonies on the topic of Sport for Development, Sport for Gender Equity, Sport & Climate Action at various events including for the European Union and Federation International de l’Automobile (FIA), Global Sports Week, and the NBA All Star Weekend.