Title IX 50th Anniversary Town Hall Series

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WSF is hosting a series of Virtual Town Halls from May through September of 2022 for the 50th Anniversary of Title IX. These town hall conversations will be free and open to the public, bringing together experts, leaders, advocates, and athletes to share their insights, reflections, and forward thinking as it relates to the progress and promise of the law. See below for more information about our upcoming discussions, how to register and playback options for any conversations you missed!


Investing in the Promise of Title IX Town Hall

May 12 at 3:30 pm ET

Why is Title IX so central to the mission of WSF? What are some of the day-to-day Title IX compliance challenges occurring in communities throughout the country and how can they be addressed? How has Title IX impacted the lives of champion athletes and successful women executives? Meet the new leadership of the Women’s Sports Foundation and hear how the organization sees its role as guardian of Title IX over the years ahead.

Moderated by Sarah Axelson, Vice President, Advocacy, Women’s Sports Foundation

Panelists include:

  • Swin Cash, WSF Trustee; WNBA Legend; VP Basketball Operations, New Orleans Pelicans
  • Meghan Duggan, WSF President; Olympic Gold Medalist, Ice Hockey; Player Development, NJ Devils
  • Danette Leighton, CEO, Women’s Sports Foundation

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50 Years of Title IX: We’re Not Done Yet Town Hall

May 5 at 12:00 pm ET

The Women’s Sports Foundation is launching our latest research report, 50 Years of Title IX: We’re Not Done Yet. As part of the research launch, we are hosting our first discussion in our Title IX 50th Anniversary Town Hall Series to discuss the history of Title IX, progress, shortfalls and other key takeaways.

Moderated by Dr. Ellen  J. Staurowsky, Professor in Sports Media, Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College

Panelists include:

  • Erin Buzuvis, Associate Dean & Professor of Law, Western New England University
  • Dr. Courtney Flowers, DEI Consultant & Associate Professor of Sport Studies, Texas Southern University
  • Karen Issokson-Silver, Vice President, Research & Education, Women’s Sports Foundation
  • Dr. Elizabeth (Libby) Sharrow, Associate Professor of Public Policy & History, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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