We are excited to reunite this fall! The Annual Salute will be both an online broadcast event, airing on Yahoo Sports, and an in-person celebration at the New-York Historical Society in New York City.
Presented by Athleta, espnW, Gatorade, NBC Sports Group and Yahoo Sports
The highest-ranking woman in Major League Baseball, and the first female GM in league history, receives this year’s honor. A collegiate softball player turned baseball executive, Ng is committed to growing the ‘game’ for more women across the industry.
A leading national voice on behalf of women athletes, gender equity and Title IX, receives this year’s honor. A former collegiate and professional tennis player, Scott has a deep appreciation for the athlete’s journey and has championed equality throughout his career in sports.
With this award, the Foundation honors an individual sport athlete and a team sport athlete whose performances over a 12-month time span have been exceptional. The 2021 Sportswomen of the Year will be unveiled during the awards show on October 13.
Billie Jean King and the Women’s Sports Foundation invite you to join us for the biggest night in women’s sports! We will bring together girls, athletes, coaches, sports influencers and celebrities for a special in-person and broadcast event to celebrate the power of sport.
The event proceeds help strengthen and expand participation and leadership opportunities for girls and women.
As our guest, your health and safety are our first priority. Please review our COVID-19 event safety protocol >>
In-person: At the New-York Historical Society
6PM ET | Hosted by Katrina Adams. Cocktail dinner reception with champion athletes, nationally broadcast awards show screening, and dessert afterglow
Virtually: Nationally broadcast awards show, hosted by Jessica Mendoza
8PM ET | Airing on Yahoo Sports. Mark your calendars!
Wilma Rudolph Courage Award
Naomi Osaka, four-time Grand Slam Champion
Billie Jean King Leadership Award
Kim Ng, General Manager, Miami Marlins
Champion for Equality Award
Larry Scott, former Commissioner, Pac 12; former Chairman & CEO, WTA Tour
Sportswoman of the Year Award, Individual Sport | to be announced
Sportswoman of the Year Award, Team Sport | to be announced
WSF is delighted to offer two ways to participate in the 2021 Annual Salute to Women in Sports: in person, at the spectacular New-York Historical Society, or virtually, through a national broadcast. Reserve your place now to join us in New York, as space is limited!
Proceeds from the Annual Salute support WSF programs and advocacy dedicated to strengthening and expanding access to sport for all girls and women.
As our guests, healthy and safety are our first priority. Please review our COVID-19 event safety protocol >>
All supporters at these benefit levels will be recognized via WSF social media channels.
The non-deductible portion of each level is $145/guest.
For more information, email Cheryl Bliss: CBliss@WomensSportsFoundation.org
If you cannot join us for the Annual Salute but still wish to support the WSF’s critical advocacy, research and community impact programs, consider a making a donation today. Use the link below and see the impact of your support on keeping girls and women in the game.
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