SFU receives $1M for female student-athletes

November 24, 2020
Simon Fraser University as received a donation of $1M from Frode Strand-Nielsen in support of its female student-athletes. The gift has established endowments that will support female varsity athletes and invigorate SFU’s women’s soccer program. Additionally, Strand-Nielsen expressed hope that the fund will establish excellence and help female athletes become leaders. “The impact of Frode’s generosity is an absolute game changer for our female athletes,” said Theresa Hanson, senior director of SFU Athletics and Recreation. “This gift will literally change lives and help us develop incredible female leaders.” Burnaby Now (BC)