We have been working for 44 years, since our inception in San Francisco in 1974, when the landscape in girls’ and women’s sports looked entirely different than it does today. In that time, we have galvanized valuable and historic advances for girls and women in sports, and with that comes a broad web of programs…
Katrina Touzeau is a former intern of the Women’s Sports Foundation, avid marathon runner and former member of the Australian Basketball Referees National Panel 1992-2012. Katrina has previously worked in community, state and national, international level peak sporting bodies, boards and events in Australia. Part II After seeing the impressive gains that women were able…
Katrina Touzeau is a former intern of the Women’s Sports Foundation, avid marathon runner and former member of the Australian Basketball Referees National Panel 1992-2012. Katrina has previously worked in community, state and national, international level peak sporting bodies, boards and events in Australia. Part I In 2017, women’s sports in Australia experienced a change.…
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 marked the start of year two for the WSF’s Sports Advocacy Network. The WSF created SAN in 2016 to build on our research, Beyond X’s & O’S: Gender Bias and Coaches of Women’s College Sports, the most comprehensive evidence-based research report on the reality of the male and female coach experience as coaches of women’s teams.
The WSF is proud to share and acknowledge other programs working towards the same mission, one such program being the Women’s Sport Leadership Academy held at the University of Chichester in the United Kingdom.
Today we hosted the third annual Athlete Leadership Connection conference at Morgan Stanley’s headquarters in New York City. It was a full day of speakers, panels, breakout sessions and networking with 90 champion and college athletes.
On May 17-20, 2018, the 7th World Conference on Women and Sport will be held in Gabarone, Botswana offered by the International Working Group for Women and Sport [IWG]. For years, the Women’s Sports Foundation has been involved with the IWG and has attended every conference since their inception in 1994.
In honor of the 45th Anniversary of Title IX, we sat down with rugby phenom and WSF Athlete Advisory Panel member Phaidra Knight to discuss the importance of the legislation, women’s rugby debuting at the 2016 Olympic Games, her favorite post-workout snack and more.
In celebration of Title IX’s 45th Anniversary, Deborah Slaner Larkin joined Sarah Spain, Kate Fagan and Cassidy Hubbarth for The Trifecta on ESPN Radio to discuss the good that Title IX has done, and where there is still progress to be made.
Last night, the Women’s Sports Foundation and WSF Founder Billie Jean King kicked off the 45th Anniversary of Title IX with a celebration at the New-York Historical Society. Our featured speakers included pioneer Billie Jean King, WSF CEO Deborah Antoine, WSF President Grete Eliassen, ESPN SportsCenter Coast to Coast co-anchor Cari Champion and WNBA President Lisa Borders.