Vanessa Bryant to be honored during Super Bowl week

She will receive the "Be Your Own Champion Award" for her leadership through the Mamba & Mambacita Sports Foundation

Vanessa Bryant to be honored during Super Bowl week
Vanessa Bryant and Kobe Bryan

At an event during Super Bowl week, Vanessa Bryant will be recognized as one of the leading women in sports. Bryant — the widow of Kobe Bryant — will be honored at the third annual Sports Power Brunch: Celebrating the Most Powerful Women in Sports on Feb. 8 in Beverly Hills, California.