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  1. Sports 4 Life Providing Access to Sports For African American and...

    Sports 4 Life is an investment in the future of girls, enabling organizations across the country to make sports accessible while imparting four foundational benefits.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2014
  2. Simone Biles Is Giddy A Day After Women's Sports Foundation Salut...

    D'Arcy Maine

    The Women's Sports Foundation held its annual salute on Wednesday night in New York, and anyone who is anyone was there. From Michelle Kwan to Mo'ne Davis to Amy Purdy to Laila Ali, the night was a who's who of female athletes. The night truly belo...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  3. Olympic star Missy Franklin wins Sportswoman of Year honors from ...

    Missy Franklin keeps piling up the awards. The 18-year-old swimmer won the Sportswoman of the Year award presented Wednesday night by the Women's Sports Foundation.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  4. Hail to the chief: Angela Ruggiero

    Lizzie Haldane

    In honor of Presidents Day, we focus on a VIP in the women's sports world -- the president of the Women's Sports Foundation, Angela Ruggiero. The California native was elected to the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission in 2010 afte...

    Blog | February 18, 2013
  5. NGWSD: Grete Eliassen's trip to Capitol Hill

    Grete Eliassen

    Hi everyone, I just got back from Washington, D.C., where I attended the 27th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Capitol Hill with the Women's Sports Foundation (WSF), Girls Inc., National Association for Girls and Women in S...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  6. Gabby Douglas, Olympic all-around champion, wins Sportswoman of t...

    Olympic all-around champion Gabby Douglas has won Sportswoman of the Year honors from the Women's Sports Foundation.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  7. espnW -- U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix enjoys slow time

    Lindsay Berra

    Triple gold medalist Allyson Felix is starting a month away from training, a well-deserved break given how hard she works the rest of the time.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  8. Nine ways for you to celebrate anniversary of Title IX

    Cristina Goyanes

    Here are nine ways for you to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  9. Five myths about Title IX

    Kate Fagan and Luke Cyphers

    How does the law affect men's college sports? Perhaps not in the ways you think.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  10. Angela Ruggiero named president-elect of the Women's Sports Found...

    Olympic hockey gold medalist Angela Ruggiero has been named president-elect of the Women's Sports Foundation on Wednesday. Ruggiero will succeed Laila Ali in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  11. Winter Vinecki, 12, honored by superstars

    Sandra Harwitt

    Sometimes it takes a kid to find a special way of turning a personal tragedy into an inspirational message. That's certainly the way it is when it comes to Winter Vinecki. The 12-year-old athlete extraordinaire - a champion triathlete as well as a...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  12. Abby Wambach wins WSF award

    Scott French

    Hermosa Beach's Abby Wambach was honored Wednesday night as Sportswoman of the Year for team sports at the Women's Sports Foundation's annual gala in New York. Wambach was rewarded for her performance at last summer's Women's World Cup in Germany,...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  13. Saluting women in sports

    Whitney Holtzman

    Superstar athletes gathered Wednesday night in New York City to celebrate women in sports -- and the young girls they inspire.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  14. Abby Wambach, Yani Tseng win women's sports awards

    Abby Wambach was selected Sportswoman of the Year by the Women's Sports Foundation on Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  15. Jessica Mendoza: Hispanic girls moving beyond traditional roles, ...

    Aimee Crawford

    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, ESPNHS chatted with Olympic softball gold medalist and former Women's Sports Foundation president Jessica Mendoza, who is a second-generation Mexican-American, about the unique challenges Hispanic female athletes ...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  16. Power Players -- Kathryn Olson leads the Women's Sports Foundatio...

    Whitney Holtzman

    As the CEO of the Women's Sports Foundation, Kathryn Olson is charged with expanding athletic opportunities for female athletes across the country.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011