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A Hero for Daisy, awarded a Gracie and a Women's Sports Foundation Journalism Award, was broadcast nationwide prime-time on ESPN Classic (hosted by Robin Roberts and Pat Summit) as well as on Oxygen, WTSN in Canada, and WGBH.  It was invited to screen at the Smithsonian and is now in thousands of classrooms.

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The Head of the Cuyahoga introduced a new trophy in 2006: The "CHRIS ERNST/A HERO FOR DAISY" TROPHY which will be awarded annually to the fast women's eight at the Head of the Cuyahoga (Ohio).  Congratulations to the St. Ursula Crew which won in 2006 and again in 2007! 

Television Broadcasts:  ESPN Classics (nationwide prime-time - with Robin Roberts hosting a special around the film); Oxygen (nationwide prime-time - ran for 4 years); WTSN –Canada (nationwide prime-time); and WGBH-PBS.  The film has also been referenced in the following books:  Let Me Play:  The Story of Title IX (Karen Blumenthal); The Red Rose Crew (Dan Boyne); A Look in the Mirror  - Freeing Yourself from the Body Image Blues (Valerie Rainon McManus); Tilting the Playing Field (Jessica Gavora); A Place on the Team; The Triumph and Tragedy of Title IX (Welch Suggs); Playing Like A Girl (Nancy Cline-Lieberman and Marian Betancourt); Ms. and the Material Girls (Catherine Gourley).                                                  

Theaters, Museums, and Film Festivals:   Boston Museum of Fine Arts; Smithsonian Institution (invited); Manhattan Center for the Arts;  HBO Theaters, NYC; West Newton Theater - Newton MA; Fine Arts Cinema - Berkeley, CA;  York Cinema - New Haven, CT; Full Frame Documentary Film Festival - Durham, NC *; Copley Plaza Theater - Boston, MA - Boston Film Festival;  Academy of Arts Cinema - Northampton Film Festival;  Railroad Square Theater  - Maine International Film Festival; Cinema 28 - Grand Rapids, Michigan; Regent Theater - Arlington, MA; Bear Tooth Cinema - Alaska; Rocky Mountain Film Festival - CO; Everett Women’s Film Festival - Everett, WA; Williamstown Images Theater - MA; Kaua'i Committee on the Status of Women (Hawaii) - Film Festival - 2006; Heartland Film Festival (Indiana, IN - 2007).   *Curated by Marie Wilson (head of the Ms. Foundation) as part of the “Leadership thru a Gender Lens” series

Conventions:  2006 NCAA Convention (Cleveland OH); Women's Sports Foundation Convention (2000); National Coalition of Girls Schools Convention (2000); National Assn. of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators;  National Coalition for Sex Equity in Education (2001);  NCAA Convention (2000);  United States Rowing Association Convention (2000);  The Worcester Women's History Project (2001);  Univ. of Connecticut - Conference for Gifted Students (2001); CAHPERD (California Association for Health/Recreation) (2003); NESCAC Coaching Symposium (2006)

Institutions, Conventions, and Schools which have hosted public screenings of the film and/or purchased the educational video include:   Agnes Irwin School (Pennsylvania);  Air Force Academy; Albany Academy for Girls; Albion College (New York); The Andrews School (Ohio); Annie Wright School (Washington); The Archer School (California); American University (Washington, DC); American Association of University Women; Andover Public Schools (Massachusetts); Andover High School (Kansas); Angelo State University (Texas); Aquinas College (Michigan); Arthur Andersen (Boston); Ashland High School (Portland, Oregon);  Ashley Hall (South Carolina); Austin College (Texas); Atlanta Girls School (Georgia); Babson College; Baldwin School (Pennsylvania); Barnard College; Bates College (Maine); Beach Channel High School (Queens, NY); The Brearley School (New York); The Bryn Mawr School (Maryland); The Belmont Hill School (MA); Berkeley High School (CA); Blair Academy (NJ); Boston College; Boston University; Bowdoin College (Maine); Bowling Green State University (Ohio); Brandeis University; The Branson School (California); Bridgewater State College (MA);  Brooks School; Bucknell University; Bryn Mawr College; Calvin College;  California Long State University; California State University - Long Beach;  California Polytech State University; Cambridge Hospital; Carleton University (Ontario, Canada); Castilleja School (California); Central High School (New York);   Centerville High School; City Honors Program (Buffalo, NY); Chapin School (New York); Chatham Hall (Virginia); Cheshire Academy (CT); City Honors Program (Buffalo, NY); Claremont McKenna College (California); Cleveland State University (OH); Cobre High School (Silver City, New Mexico); Colby College;  Colby-Sawyer College; College of Wooster-Ohio; Colorado State University; Columbus School for Girls (Ohio); Communities for Equity (Michigan); Community Rowing Inc. (MA); Connecticut College (CT); Convent of the Visitation School (Minnesota); Cornell University; Curie Metro High School (Chicago); Dana Hall School (Massachusetts); Dartmouth College;  Deloitte Touche Consulting; Del Valle School System; Depauw University; Duke University; East Bay School for Girls (California); East Grand Rapids Rowing Program;  The Ellis School (Pennsylvania);   Emma Willard School (New York);  Endicott College; Ethel Walker School (Connecticut); Fairfield University; FD Roosevelt High School (New York); Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy (California); Florida State University; Forest Ridge School (Washington); Foxcroft School (Virginia); Garrison Forest School (Maryland); George Washington University; Girls’ Middle School (California); Girls Preparatory School of Chattanooga (Tennessee); The Law Firm of Goodwin, Procter & Hoar; The Graland School;  Granby Memorial High School (Connecticut); Grand Valley State University; Greater Dayton Rowing Association; Greenwich Academy (Connecticut); The Grier School (Pennsylvania); Hamilton College; The Hamlin School (California); Haddonfield High School (New Jersey); Harborfield’s Central School District (New York); Harpeth Hall School (Tennessee); Hartwick College; Harvard University; Harvard University Divinity School; Hathaway Brown School (Ohio); Heartland Film Festival (IN); Heavenly Mt. Ideal Girls’ School (North Carolina); Hewitt School (New York); Hockaday School (Texas); Hofstra University; Hollins University (Virginia); The Holton-Arms School (Maryland); Holy Cross College; Hopedale Public Schools; Hunter College; Huntington College (Indiana); Hutchinson School (Tennessee); Hyde Park Central School District (New York); Idaho State University; International Labor Organization (Geneva, Switzerland); Iola-Scandanavia School District (Wisconsin); Ithaca High School (NY);  Jacksonville High School (Florida); Jefferson Country Vocational School District (New Jersey); Jefferson Leadership Academy (California); Julia Morgan School (California); Kaua'i Committee on the Status of Women (Hawaii); Kamahameha School District (Hawaii); Kansas State University; Katherine Delmar Burke School (California); The Kent School (Connecticut); The Kent Intermediate School District (Michigan); Kent Place School (New Jersey); Kingswood-Oxford School; Lanier University (Canada);  Kaua'i Community College (Hawaii); The Lawrenceville School (New Jersey); LaPietre-Hawaii School for Girls (Hawaii); Laurel School (Ohio); League of Women Voters-Wellesley; Lewis & Clark University; Lincoln School (Rhode Island); Linden Hall School (Pennsylvania); Louise McGehee School (New Orleans); Loyola University of Chicago; Madeira School (Virginia); The Marlborough School (California); Marina High School; Marymount College; Marymount High School (California); Marymount School (New York); Mass Maritime Academy; McCauley High School (Maine); McGill University – Canada; Merrimack College; Michigan Tech; Michigan Women's Foundation; Middlesex School; Middlebury College (VT);  Miss Hall’s School (Massachusetts); Miss Porter's School (Connecticut); Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Middlebury College (VT); Monmouth University; Mother Caroline Academy (New York); Mount de Chantal Visitation Academy (West Virginia); Mount Holyoke College; Mount St. Scholastica Academy (Kansas); Moore College of Art; Muskingum College (OH);  Myra Sadker Advocates for Gender Equity;  NCAA; NCAA Leadership Program; NCAA Champs/Life Skills Initiative; Nashoba-Brooks School (Massachusetts); National Cathedral School (West Virginia); National Soccer Hall of Fame (NY); NEPSAC Athletic Directors; NESCAC Athletic Directors Symposium; Nevada Humanities Committee; New York City Board of Education (NY); New York Athletic Conference; New York University (Bobst Library);  Newburyport High School; Newton Country Day School (Massachusetts); Newton South High School (Massachusetts); Nightingale-Bamford School (New York); Nike; Noble & Greenough School; Nokomis Foundation; Northampton High School; Norwalk Rowing Center; Notre Dame;  Oakland Strokes Rowing Club (CA); Oldfields School (Maryland); Orchard House School (Virginia); Penn State; Philadelphia High School for Girls (Pennsylvania); Phillips Andover; Phillips Exeter; Pocock Rowing Center - Seattle;  PolyPrep Country Day School;   Portland Rowing Center (Oregon); Portsmouth School District (New Hampshire); Port Washington Public Schools (Seattle); Princeton University; Providence College (Rhode Island); Purnell School (New Jersey); Randolph-Macon College; Redland Community College (Oklahoma); The Rivers School; Rivier College (New Hampshire); Regent Theater (Arlington, MA); The Rock Point School (Vermont); Roger Williams University; Roland Park Country School (Maryland); RowAsOne; Russell Athletics Inc.; Rutgers University; Sacred Heart (Connecticut); Sacred Heart (New York); Sacred Heart (Hawaii); Sage Colleges of NY;  Salem Academy; San Domenico School (California); San Juan Unified School District; Santa Catalina School (California); Santa Fe Girls’ School (New Mexico); Schlesinger Library (Harvard University - MA); Schools of the Sacred Heart (California); Seattle Girls’ School (Washington); Shaker Heights Rowing Association (OH); Slippery Rock University; Smith College; Southfield School (Massachusetts); Spence School (New York); The Springside School (Pennsylvania); South Oregon University; The Law Firm of Spohrer Wilner Maxwell & Matthews; State Street Global Advisors; St. Andrews’ Prior School (Virginia); St. Benedict College-MN; St. Catherine's College; St. Catherine’s School (Virginia); St. Christopher’s School (Pennsylvania); St. Gertrude High School (Virginia); Saint Leo University (Florida);  St. Margaret’s School (Virginia); St. Mark's School (Massachusetts); St. Mary’s Academy (Colorado); St. Mary’s Episcopal School (Tennessee); St. Mary’s School (North Carolina); St. Paul's School (New Hampshire); St. Paul’s School for Girls (Maryland); St. Scholastica Academy (Colorado); St. Timothy’s School; St. Ursula's Academy (Toledo, OH); Stonehill College; Stone Ridge School (Maryland); Stoneleigh-Burnham School (Massachusetts); Stony Brook University; Stuart Country Day School (New Jersey); SUNY New Paltz; Sweet Briar College (VA); Syracuse University;  Tarleton University; TERC (an educational/research foundation); The Texas Civil Rights Commission; The Tobin School;  Trinity College (CT); Truman State University (Missouri); Tufts University; Tufts Jumbo Club; University Prep (Seattle); University of Alabama; University of California - San Diego; University of Colorado; University of Connecticut; University of Dayton (OH); University of Denver; University of Massachusetts -Dartmouth; University of Michigan; University of Milwaukee; University of Minnesota (The Tucker Center); University of Missouri;  University of Nebraska; University of Nevada; University of New Hampshire; University of North Dakota Law School; University of Notre Dame; University of Rhode Island; University of San Diego; University of Southern California - Santa Barbara; University of St. Thomas (MN); University of Texas - Austin; University of Vermont; University of Wisconsin - River Falls; University of Wisconsin - Barron County; Ursuline Academy; The Ursuline School of NY; Utah State University; UW Barron County (WI); Villa Duchesne School (Missouri); Villanova University (Pennsylvania); Village School (Virginia); Vivian Webb School (California); Washington University – St. Louis; Webster Central School District (New York); Wentworth Institute of Technology; Wesleyan University; West Point Military Academy; West New Mexico University; Western High School (Maryland); Westover School (Connecticut); Westridge School (California); Westfield State College (MA); Western Illinois University (IL); The Winsor School (Massachusetts); Wellesley Public Library; Wellesley Hills Congregational Church; Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada); Williams College; Williamstown Images Theater (MA);  Winona State University (Minnesota); Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College;  Worcester Polytech; Worcester State College; Yale University; Yale University Film Study Center; Yale University Women's Center;  Young Women’s Leadership, Inc.; Young Women’s Leadership School (New York); Young Women’s Leadership Charter School (Chicago, Illinois); Valparaiso University (IN).  Note:  All member schools of the National Coalition of Girls' Schools (listed above) as well as 100 Girl Scout Councils have received a copy of the film, courtesy of WELCH'S and NEW BALANCE.  In addition, 600 universities and colleges have received a copy of the film thru the NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills Program Initiative.

Public Speaking - To request a screening            

BE A HERO FOR DAISY. Buy the film for a school or club.  Or sponsor a presentation of the film by director (and former Olympian) Mary Mazzio for a high school, college, athletic team, community group, or corporate event (such as "Bring Your Daughter to Work Day").  If you would like to show "A Hero for Daisy" at your institution or organization, we will be happy to make arrangements. Please CLICK HERE to inquire for details or call the 50 Eggs offices at 1-781-237-3329.

Mary Mazzio, who has spoken at numerous events and ceremonies (both corporate and educational) across the nation (see below), was the keynote speaker at the NCAA Title IX Convention, the Women's Sports Foundation Convention, the National Coalition of Girls' Schools Convention, the National Association of Collegiate Woman Athletic Administrators' Convention, and USA Hockey's Patty Kazmaier Awards (celebrating the best collegiate hockey player in the country). Mazzio also was selected by the US Olympic Committee as its commentator for the 2000 Olympic rowing competition.

Partial List of Speaking Engagements include events sponsored/hosted by:

American Association of University Women; Arnold Worldwide; Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation; Aquinas College (MI); Arthur Andersen; State Street Global Advisors; Babson College; The Belmont Hill School; Boston College; Boston University; Bridgewater State College; Calvin College; Cambridge Trust Company; Center for Women's Leadership; Connecticut College; Dana Hall School (MA); Emma Willard School (NY);  Emerson College; Girls Preparatory School of Chattanooga;  Goodwin, Procter & Hoar (Boston); Georgia Tech (GA); Grand Valley State University (MI);  Hartwick College (NY); Harvard University; Harvard Divinity School; The Kent School (CT); League of Women Voters-Wellesley;  The Marlborough School (Los Angeles, CA);  Miss Porter's School (CT);  Merrimack College (MA);  MIT;   Middlebury College (VT); Mount Holyoke College;  Museum of Fine Arts - Boston; NCAA Title IX Convention; NCAA; National Coalition of Girls' Schools Annual Convention;  National Association of Collegiate Women Athletic Administrators' Convention;  Nashoba-Brooks School (MA); Nebraska Department of Economic Development; NEPSAC Athletic Directors; NESCAC Conference; Newton South High School (MA); Nightingale-Bamford School (NYC); Nokomis Foundation (MI); Patty Kazmaier Awards;  Phillips Andover;  Rivers School; Schlesinger Library (Harvard University); Smithsonian; State Street Global Advisors; St. Mark's School; St. Ursula's Academy (Toledo OH); Tenacre School (MA); Trinity College (CT); Tufts University; Tufts Jumbo Club; University of Lowell; University of Minnesota (The Tucker Center); USA Hockey;  Wentworth Institute of Technology; Wellesley Public Library; The Women's Sports Foundation Convention; the White House Summit (organized by the US Department of Education and the Library of Congress); the Winsor School; the Worcester Women's History Project; Yale University. 

Please check back to this page for more screenings and events.