As a Social Responsibility Program Director for the NBA, Annie Horn manages social impact and platforms and partnerships across the NBA, WNBA, G League, 2K League, and Basketball Africa League. Horn leads NBA Green – the league’s environmental sustainability platform – working towards calculating the NBA’s climate impacts, creating fan education campaigns, and helping to build more sustainable practices across business verticals.
Horn also develops authentic social impact programs for league marketing partners and supports WNBA teams in the development, execution and amplification of community relations programs. Horn helped lead the launch of NBA Mind Health, the league’s program for driving the important conversation around mental health and supporting members of the NBA family. In addition, Horn supports the league’s vast international community impact initiatives.
Horn began her career as a volunteer in Cape Town, South Africa – working for a non-profit organization that leveraged soccer as a tool for HIV/AIDS prevention. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Emory University where she played Division III soccer. During her college career, she founded Think Pink, a campus-wide initiative to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.
Horn is passionate about the intersection of sports and social impact, health and wellness, and taking small steps to be more environmentally conscious. She and her husband, Roger, live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.