Film: Leading Through Hoops: An Interview with Vivian Stringer

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Resource class
Interview
Title
Film: Leading Through Hoops: An Interview with Vivian Stringer
Type
Film
Interviewee
Stringer, C. Vivian
Birth Year
1948
Producer
Jenkins, Vanity
Publisher
Institute for Women's Leadership, Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Location Created
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Date Created
2009
Abstract
Coach C. Vivian Stringer is the head coach of the Rutgers University women’s basketball team. Stringer holds the distinction of being the first coach, men’s or women’s, in NCAA history to lead three different women’s programs to the NCAA Final Four. She is the third all-time winningest coach in women’s basketball. She was formerly the head coach of the University of Iowa women’s basketball team and the Cheyney State women’s basketball team. Stringer was the 2001 inductee into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame and was named one of the 101 Most Influential Minorities in Sports by Sports Illustrated magazine. She is the three-time national coach of the year and was the assistant coach for the gold medal-winning 2004 U.S. Olympic team. Stringer is also the author of the autobiographical book "Standing Tall."

In partnership with the Writers House, Rutgers University Department of English, the Institute for Women’s Leadership piloted Transforming Lives. This project combining filmmaking and interview skills to help our undergraduate Leadership Scholars learn from women leaders who are making a difference in the world. This documentary was created by Leadership Scholar Vanity Jenkins, Class of 2010 with the assistance of instructor Dena Seidel and filmmakers Pilar Timpane and Stephen Beeston.
Source Project Description
The IWL Transforming Lives Documentary Series contains student-produced short films on women leading change in a variety of contexts. This project at the Institute for Women's Leadership combines filmmaking and interview skills to help undergraduates learn from women leaders who are making a difference in the world and to gain an understanding of the use of media as a vital tool for creating social change in the 21st century.
Repository
Institute for Women's Leadership (IWL), Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Rights
For permission to use excerpts from the IWL Transforming Lives Documentary Series, contact the Institute for Women's Leadership at Rutgers University–New Brunswick at info@iwl.rutgers.edu.
Identifier
IWL-TLD-Stringer

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