23 time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams will take part in Verizon Media’s “Reset Your Mindset." - an upcoming, two-part virtual wellness event on May 20 and 27 which will be will be live-streamed on Yahoo.
Williams is ranked No. 9 in the world and is widely considered to be one of the greatest players of all time in women's tennis. Besides Williams, others that will feature on the programme include author Deepak Chopra, fitness coach and reality TV star Jillian Michaels.
Williams will kick off things with Shailene Woodley (Big Little Lies), Mayim Bialik (The Big Bang Theory) and many others as part of the program focused on mind and body wellness at home on May 20th. On May 27th, Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will be on the show to talk about the importance of wellness in the workplace.
Verizon Media CEO Guru Gowrappan commented, "The issue of mental health and wellness has never been more urgent. Whether you are a parent, an employee, an athlete or a business leader, everyone is dealing with similar issues on mental, emotional and physical wellness.
We are all in this together. Verizon Media is in a unique position to leverage our platform to connect all of those conversations, share good practices and facilitate insights from some of the leading influencers across business and entertainment”.
Verizon Media had earlier announced that it would donate $10 million in advertising to support mental and public health response to the coronavirus crisis.