Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS)

The UWM Distinguished Lecture Series at UWM presents

Welcome to the Wolfpack:  An Evening with

Abby Wambach

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7PM

UWM Student Union, Wisconsin Room

2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53211

UWM welcomes Abby Wambach as our Spring 2020 Distinguished Lecture Series speaker.  Wambach is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA World Cup Champion, and to date, holds the record for highest international goal scorer for male and female soccer players.  Wambach will share her inspiring story about her career, activist platforms, and revolutionary “8 Rules to Change the Game” for all aspiring leaders.   

An activist for equality and inclusion, she is the author of newly released WOLFPACK and New York Times bestseller Forward: A Memoir. Wambach is co-founder of Wolfpack Endeavor, which is revolutionizing leadership development for women in the workplace and beyond through her champion mindset, individualized coaching, and team-bound focus. Wambach currently lives in Florida with her wife and three children.   

For more information, call 414.229.5780 or email activities@uwm.edu. Presented by Union Student Involvement and CHAARG, with the support of Women’s Resource Center, UWM Athletics, LGBTQ+ Resource Center, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, University Recreation, Department of Kinesiology, and the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center.


All tickets are FREE for UWM students and can be picked up at the UWM Student Union Information Desk beginning March 22.

All non-UWM student tickets will be available at the Information Desk beginning April 1.

General public tickets will be available online as well – check back on April 1 for link.  

In Advance:                                                                     At the door (if not sold out):

Free UWM Students                                                         Free UWM Students

$10 Non-UWM Students                                                     $12 Non-UWM Students

$12 Campus Community                                                    $15 Campus Community

$15 General Public                                                           $20 General Public


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Sponsored Women’s Resource Center, CIE, Lubar School of Business, CPaRC 

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