AWARDS CURRENTLY OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS

Sportswoman of the Year

Each year, we honor two Sportswomen whose performances in the past year have been exceptional. It is our recognition of the best of the best. Nominations for the 2014 award are now open. Deadline: June 30, 2014. Learn More & Nominate

Wilma Rudolph Courage Award

American Wilma Rudolph on the award podium with Dorothy Hyman and G. Leone after winning the gold medal in the 200 meter sprint at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, Italy. (Photo by: Hulton Deutch/Getty Images)

Given to a female athlete who exhibits extraordinary courage in her athletic performance, demonstrates the ability to overcome adversity, makes significant contributions to sports and serves as an inspiration and role model to those who face challenges, overcomes them and strives for success at all levels. Nominations for the 2014 Award are now open. Deadline: June 30, 2014. Learn More & Nominate

Billie Jean King Contribution Award

Tennis player Billie Jean King speaks onstage during the 30th Annual Salute To Women In Sports Awards at The Waldorf=Astoria on October 13, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for WSF)

Presented to an individual or group who has made significant contributions to the advancement of women’s sports and to the WSF specifically. Learn More

CURRENT AWARDS

International Women's Sports Hall of Fame

2001 IWSHOF inductee Janet Evans gives the thumbs-up after winning gold in the 400-meter freestyle at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea.

Our Hall of Fame recognizes the athletic achievements of the best in the business. Selections are made worldwide and are based on achievements, breakthroughs, innovative style and ongoing commitment to the development of women’s sports. Learn More

Yolanda L. Jackson Give Back Award

2011 Giveback Award winner Heather O'Reilly celebrates the USA's first goal with teammates during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 Group C match between USA and Colombia at the Fifa Womens World Cup Stadium on July 2, 2011 in Sinsheim, Germany.

Named for the former WSF Senior Director of Athlete Marketing, this award is given to an athlete who exemplifies what it means to be a role model and who knows the importance of giving back. Learn More

PAST AWARDS

ANNIKA Inspiration Award

From 2009 - 2013 and in partnership with Annika Sorenstam's ANNIKA Foundation, we honored a girl who demonstrated athleticism, dedication, leadership and the ability to inspire others. Learn More

Darlene Kluka Award

Named for Dr. Darlene A. Kluka, full professor and Interim Dean in the School of Human Performance & Leisure Sciences at Barry University, the award was established in 2001 as our way of respecting her leadership, vision and desire to create a legacy that acknowledges the outstanding performance of researchers. Learn More

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Celebrating the Most Accomplished Women in Sports and the Girls They Inspire

Vote For Your 2011 Favorite Sportswoman of the Year

The Women's Sports Foundation’s 32nd Annual Salute to Women in Sports will celebrate the accomplishments of the top female athletes on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. The annual fundraising gala will take place at Cipriani Wall Street and will be hosted by journalist and sportscaster Bonnie Bernstein.

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In recognition of media’s cultural impact and power to shape public opinion of female athletes, the Foundation created the Billie Awards in 2006.

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