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WSF Salutes Annual Title IX Milestone

Dawn Staley (Credit: Gamecock Central) Last night, the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) celebrated the extraordinary achievements of athletes and leaders in sports and the girls that they inspire, at its Annual Salute to Women in Sports. Recognized as the biggest night in women’s sports, the event, like the Foundation’s programming throughout this ...

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WSF Marks 50th Annivesary of Title IX

Sarah Hildebrandt/Beat the Streets (Justin Hoch) As the nation marks the 50th Anniversary of Title IX, the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) is bringing together girls, champion athletes, advocates, and leaders to commemorate the milestone and the impact and importance of the landmark law. In partnership with the U.S. Department of ...

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Women’s Sports Foundation Welcomes New Board of Trustees Members

Scout Bassett As the nation continues to celebrate Women’s History Month, the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) is welcoming two new members to its Board of Trustees, each with their own impressive history. Scout Bassett, U.S. Paralympian and world record holder in Track & Field, and Jill Nash, a seasoned public ...

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Women’s Sports Foundation Celebrates National Girls & Women in Sports Day, Title IX 50th Anniv.

Casey O’Shaughnessy, Caldwell Univ. (credit: Eli Sirota) This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Title IX, the preeminent legislation that paved the way for girls and women’s participation in sport. To commemorate the milestone and celebrate the annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on February 2, the Women’s ...

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2021 Sport 4 Life Grants Serve Girls of Color in 23 States, Expanding into the Native American Community

The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) announced the 2021 grant recipients of the Sports 4 Life program, a national initiative to increase sport participation and retention of African American and Hispanic girls, and now Native American girls as well. A total of $294,000 has been awarded to 42 organizations across 23 ...

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Women’s Sports Foundation Celebrates 35th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day

courtesy Caldwell Univ. In honor of the 35th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) – a national day of observance recognizing the importance of equal opportunities in sport for girls and women – the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) will host virtual events to engage girls across the country ...

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The Women’s Sports Foundation Announces President-Elect and New Board of Trustees Members

The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) announced today its president-elect and two new members joining the Board of Trustees. World Rugby Hall of Famer Phaidra Knight was voted in as president-elect, and is joined by newly-elected Board members Brett Goodman and LaChina Robinson. Knight has been serving as a WSF Trustee ...

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