USOC 2016 Flame Program

FLAME is designed to inspire undergraduate and graduate students of color to pursue careers within the Olympic and Paralympic movements. Those chosen to participate have already demonstrated a pursuit of excellence within their own communities and will have the opportunity to further their personal and professional growth by connecting with U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes, USOC and National Governing Body leaders, and others who have achieved success.


Vivek Ranadivé – Majority Owner, Sacramento Kings
Paula Boggs – Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Starbucks
Dr. Nancy Lough – President, Sports Marketing Association
Wade Davis – Executive Director, You Can Play
Ndidi Massay – Executive Director, RISE (Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality)
Darsh Singh – First Sikh basketball player in the NCAA
Simran Singh – Religion Professor, Trinity University

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