March 26, 2012

ROBERTS SAHAYDAK TO SPEAK AT GWU'S CONFERENCE ON CULTURAL DIPLOMACY

The Virginia Commonwealth University women's soccer program will gain some international exposure Tuesday afternoon when Co-Head Coach Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak (pictured) speaks at the Hip Hop Diplomacy Convention: Connecting Through Culture at George Washington University.

The convention will aim to give an insider's look on cultural diplomacy from the prospective of musicians, athletes, video-journalists as well as several other talented and creative individuals who represent America abroad.

Roberts Sahaydak was invited speak as a "skills expert" and will discuss her various experiences traveling around the world in an effort to spread culture through the game of soccer. She will join a panel that features keynote speaker Tara Sonenshine, Executive Vice President of the United States Institute of Peace, as well as other ambassadors and entertainers from all over the world.

The conference takes place March 27 from 2-5 p.m. in the State Room at the Elliot School of International Affairs on the campus of GWU in the nation's capital.

VCU women's soccer is in the midst of its spring schedule. The Rams travel to Longwood to face the Lancers later Tuesday evening before returning to Sports Backers Stadium on Sunday against American.  Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

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