Title IX Event List


All American: The Power of Sports Exhibit

September 16, 2022
National Archives will host the exhibit: All American: The Power of Sports beginning on September 16. WSF and Billie Jean King are on the honorary committee. This event runs until January 2024.


National Girls & Women in Sports Day® Briefing

February 1, 2023
The Women’s Sports Foundation will host a briefing for congressional members and staffers on Capitol Hill commemorating the 37th Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). This discussion will focus on the wellbeing of athletes and efforts for greater gender equity in sports. Speakers will include student-athletes, elite athletes, and women’s sports advocates.


New-York Historical Society’s Title IX Exhibit

May 12-September 4, 2022
Open May 12 through September 4, 2022, the New York Historical Society’s Title IX exhibit will include select items from the Women’s Sports Foundation and Billie Jean King Archives.
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IWG World Conference on Women & Sport

November 14-17, 2022
Sarah Axelson will present at the 8th International Working Group (IWG) World Conference on Women & Sport in Aotearoa, New Zealand. The IWG on Women & Sport is the world’s largest network dedicated to advancing gender equity and equality in sport, physical education and physical activity.
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37 Words Docuseries

June 21 & 28, 2022
The ESPN: Fifty/50 four-part docuseries, 37 Words by Dawn Porter and Nicole Newnham, will air in June. The first two parts will air on June 21 with the third and fourth parts airing on June 28. The docuseries tells the story of Title IX, and explores the legacy of the law through storytelling and examining current gender equity issues in sports.


Title IX: The 37 Words That Changed America

April 2, 2022
Title IX: The 37 Words That Changed America is a Candace Parker produced documentary about the history and importance of Title IX. Sarah Axelson and Billie Jean King were interviewed and featured in this documentary which can be viewed below.
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Connecticut Sun Title IX Panel

June 22, 2022
The Connecticut Sun will host a Title IX panel discussion prior to their game against the New York Liberty. Participants include: Clare Marash (moderator), Ann McAllister, Jen Rizzotti and WSF’s VP of Research & Education, Karen Issokson-Silver.


Lead1 Association Title IX Reception

June 23, 2022
Lead1 Association will host a Title IX reception in D.C. with members of Congress, NCAA college administrators, athletes, conference commissioners and pro team owners. WSF is a proud supporter of this event.


Live Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy Podcast

June 24, 2022
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a special live “Laughter Permitted with Julie Foudy” podcast will be recorded at the Paley Center for Media, featuring two former Women’s Sports Foundation presidents, Angela Ruggiero and Phaidra Knight, to discuss the impact of the civil rights law on women’s sports.
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Legacy Project: Playground Build with ESPN

June 15, 2022
Women’s Sports Foundation Sports 4 Life grantee, Lost Boyz, is the recipient of a Built to Play safe play space, an initiative of ESPN and love.futbol, a global nonprofit that creates community sports fields that act as catalysts for sustainable social change.


Cleveland Power of Sports Summit

February 18-20, 2022
Hear from WSF’s Vice President, Advocacy and other leaders during a Title IX 50th Anniversary Panel discussion on 2/20/22
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Babson College Title IX Panel

April 11, 2022
Babson College hosted a Title IX Panel Discussion for their student-athletes to highlight the progress that has been made and what work still needs to be done. Morgan Powell spoke on this panel, you can watch highlights below.
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Farmingdale State College Title IX 50th Panel

May 17, 2022
Farmingdale State College hosted a Title IX 50th anniversary discussion to celebrate the milestone and discuss next steps for the law. Panelists included Sarah Axelson, Val Ackerman, Richard Lapchick, Benita Fitzgerald Mosley and Donna Lopiano. You can learn more below.
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