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Women’s Sports Foundation Presidents provide leadership and visibility for our organization. Current presidents sit on the WSF Board of Trustees‘ Executive Committee, offering their guidance, expertise and knowledge in women’s sports issues and beyond. Comprised of some of the most recognizable in sports, the list of WSF Past Presidents is an illustrious, exclusive group:

Donna de Varona
, 1979 – 1984
Two-time Olympic gold medalist, Swimming

Carol Mann, 1985 – 1989
Two-time LPGA Major winner, Golf

Lyn St. James, 1990 – 1992
Seven-time Indianapolis 500 driver, Auto Racing

Nancy Hogshead-Makar, 1993 – 1994
Four-time Olympic gold medalist, Swimming

Wendy Hilliard, 1995 – 1996
Nine-year member of the U.S. National Team, Rhythmic Gymnastics

Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, 1997 – 1998
Olympic gold medalist, Track & Field

Nancy Lieberman, 1999 – 2000
Olympic silver medalist, Basketball

Julie Foudy, 2001 – 2002
Three-time Olympic medalist, Soccer

Dawn Riley, 2003 – 2004
First woman to manage an America’s Cup team, Sailing

Dominique Dawes, 2005 – 2006
Four-time Olympic medalist, Gymnastics

Aimee Mullins, 2007 – 2008
World record holder, Paralympian, Track & Field

Jessica Mendoza, 2009 – 2010
Two-time Olympic medalist, Softball

Laila Ali, 2011 – 2012
World champion athlete

Angela Ruggiero, 2013 – 2014
Olympic gold medalist, Ice Hockey

Angela Hucles, 2015 – 2016
Two-time Olympic gold medalist, Soccer