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10th Annual Squash Drive Gala

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2nd Annual Women’s Leadership Luncheon

It’s that time of year again – the Oracle Netsuite Open welcoming the pro players to town and for the second time, Aisling Blake and Lauren Xaba will be hosting their Women’s Leadership Luncheon.

This year we have writer, clinical and sports psychologist Dr. Joan Steidinger joining us for a ‘Fireside Chat’. Attendees will receive a free copy of Dr. Joan’s book and we will discuss, among other issues; gender inequality in the workplace and the drive towards parity which is fitting as, for the first time in this event’s history, both women and men will earn the same prize money!

All proceeds will benefit female student-athletes in the SquashDrive and Squash on Track programs.

Click here to purchase tickets and support!

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Squash Drive Slam! Tickets on Sale Now

Please join us for our annual dinner, celebrating SquashDrive’s first class of college-bound high school seniors!

Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Olympic Club, 524 Post Street, San Francisco

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception

7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Dinner, Evening Program & Auction

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2019 SquashDrive Slam Host Committee

Amy & Mark Atkinson Grace & Tony Brettkelly Shannon & Preston Comey Leslie & Mark DeNino Lauren & James Ford Karen Franchino & W. Reed Foster, Jr. Joanna & Stephen Seelbach Missy Wyant Smit & Yvo Smit

Attire is business cocktail. For more details, contact Lauren at

We hope to see you there! If you can not attend but would like to make a donation, please click here.

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Squash Drive Holiday Party

Only nine days to go until the annual Squash Drive Holiday Party, if you haven’t already gotten your tickets click here. Enjoy and evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, dancing, and a silent auction, with all proceeds going to Squash Drive.

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Women’s Leadership Luncheon: The Role of Sport in Professional Careers

Aisling Blake of Squash Zone and Lauren Xaba of Squash Drive are excited to host the Inaugural Bay Area Squash Women’s Leadership Luncheon on Friday, September 28th from 11:30am – 1:30pm. It will be a panel based discussion with lunch before, where they will explore the role of sport in a women’s professional career. We have some amazing panelist, including Courtney Sabo, co-founder at PadPiper, Berkeley Revenaugh, Independent Contractor and Sarah Jane Perry (current world no. 8 squash player).

Our aim is to donate proceeds to a scholarship fund for young girls (from SquashDrive and Squash On Track) to attend female enrichment camps during the summer. Click here to sign up: when you purchase a ticket a portion of it will be tax deductible and you will also get access to the afternoon session of matches at the Bay Club SF.

Best, Lauren and Aisling