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.
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.
Wilma Rudolph Courage Award
Naomi Osaka, World No. 1 Women’s Tennis player
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
Billie Jean King and Ilana Kloss, Honorary Chairs
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.
All supporters at these benefit levels will be recognized via WSF social media channels.
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.