Women’s Panel – Blair Hardiek and Jenni Screen
It was a pleasure to have NBA Academy Global Director Blair Hardiek speak on our Instagram Live Women’s Panel session on Wednesday 24/3 at 8AM! Don’t miss out on the next IG Live chat; follow us at instagram.com/charitybounce to set reminders via our stories and tune in when it starts.
Blair Hardiek is Global Director for the NBA Academy. The NBA Academy is the NBA’s international elite development initiative that consists of a network of basketball training centers around the world to develop top international male and female prospects.
Hardiek also enjoyed a successful playing career at The University of Missouri. She led the team from the point guard position and was a four year team captain.
Hosting her is Jenni Screen, a two time Olympic Medallist (2008/2012) with the Opals. Additionally, in 2006 Jenni was a member of the team that won the 1st senior World Championship for Basketball Australia on the World stage. She played professionally both in Australia and in Italy for more than 15 years and co-captained the Opals in the latter stages of her career. During her playing career, Jenni continued her educational pursuits completing two degrees, most recently, a Masters in Strength and Conditioning.
Jenni now finds herself working in Sport Science and passionately involved in Athlete Wellbeing and the transition from the Elite world. She is also on the FIBA Players Commission, a voice for the players. Jenni is focused on paying it forward and assisting others to find their true potential.