Olympic Gold Medalist Mary Lou Retton Heads to NWA

Published 02/13 2014 11:08AM

Updated 02/13 2014 12:18PM

KNWA -- Olympian Mary Lou Retton will be in Northwest Arkansas to teach women how to use their competitive edge.

We all can't go to Sochi, so a local nonprofit organization is bring a little bit of the Olympics here. The Network of Executive Women is hosting an event called "Go For the Gold," where gold medalist turned motivational speaker, Mary Lou Retton, will be speaking to women about how to utilize a competitive edge in the field of business.

"What you discover, is the same qualities that advance people in sports also help advance people in the workplace," said Kim Tisdale, executive committee member for the Network of Executive Women.

The event will be held February 20 at the John Q. Hammons Center in Rogers.

Check out the video to hear how a competitive edge can benefit women, especially in the business field!

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