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Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike holds up Connecticut Sun jersey with WNBA president Laurel J. Richie after Connecticut named Ogwumike as the No. 1 pick in the WNBA basketball draft in, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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"When I was with the Girl Scouts, I used to say that we were always looking for really terrific role models for young girls. I think the women of the WNBA are perfect for that. They are such wonderful athletes, they understand hard work, they understand teamwork. There's great similarity in the sense of civic responsibility of the Girl Scouts and the women of the WNBA." - Laurel Ritchie, WNBA president

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"When I was with the Girl Scouts, I used to say that we were always looking for really terrific role models for young girls. I think the women of the WNBA are perfect for that. They are such wonderful athletes, they understand hard work, they understand teamwork. There's great similarity in the sense of civic responsibility of the Girl Scouts and the women of the WNBA." - Laurel Ritchie, WNBA president

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Notre Dame's Natalie Novosel (left) poses with WNBA president Laurel J. Richie after Washington selected her eighth overall. (Associated Press)

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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2007, file photo, WNBA President Donna Orender looks on during a news conference at the Palace in Auburn Hills, Mich. Orender is proud of what she's accomplished during her time as commissioner of the WNBA. From acquiring corporate sponsorships, increasing exposure, and for the first time having a team turn a profit, the league is in a better position than when she took office six years ago. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

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WNBA president Donna Orender speaks to reporters before the first basketball game of the WNBA finals between the Seattle Storm and the Atlanta Dream in Seattle on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)