Post Tagged with: "sports"

After Taking On Sexism In U.S. Hockey, These Olympian Sisters Are Just Getting Started

After Taking On Sexism In U.S. Hockey, These Olympian Sisters Are Just Getting Started

By Leah Thomas for Fairygodboss Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando perhaps have more in common than the average set of siblings. Beyond being twin sisters, the pair are both Olympic […]

August 6, 2018 ×
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Can Superstitions Make A Difference In Sports Results & Fitness? Just Ask The Numbers

There is clearly not just one clear pathway to fitness. Every person and athlete requires a regime tailored to their needs, and every person has their own preferences and superstitions […]

June 9, 2018 ×
Sports-Based Non-Profit Empowering The Next Generation Of Teen Girls In Morocco

Sports-Based Non-Profit Empowering The Next Generation Of Teen Girls In Morocco

For many us, growing up playing sports was the kind of activity we had the luxury of choosing or not, knowing it was always available to us. But for a […]

January 15, 2018 ×
Award-Winning Surfer Keala Kennelly Calls Out Billabong For Sexist Portrayal Of Female Athletes

Award-Winning Surfer Keala Kennelly Calls Out Billabong For Sexist Portrayal Of Female Athletes

When it comes to surfing greats, Keala Kennelly is at the top of our list, not only for her accomplishments on the waves, but for her advocacy of gender equality […]

September 25, 2017 ×
New Study Shows Girls On The Run Org. Has Greater Impact On Girls Than Other Sports Programs

New Study Shows Girls On The Run Org. Has Greater Impact On Girls Than Other Sports Programs

We’ve shared a number of articles and studies outlining the benefits and positive impact of girls who are engaged in sports from a young age. This is a global truth, […]

August 21, 2017 ×
Six Incredibly Inspiring, Intelligent And Successful Women You Need To Know About

Six Incredibly Inspiring, Intelligent And Successful Women You Need To Know About

Throughout history, women have continued to show their vast influence and intelligence in a number of different areas. However, sometimes these brilliant women are lost to the depths of history, […]

August 14, 2017 ×
Girls Team Joins Boy’s Soccer League, Tackles Typical Sexism By Winning The Entire Competition

Girls Team Joins Boy’s Soccer League, Tackles Typical Sexism By Winning The Entire Competition

This story proves that the negative associations with the phrase “like a girl” seriously need to be abolished forever. It also shows how much more investment is needed in women’s […]

June 20, 2017 ×
Scotland’s Most Successful Women’s Football Team Wearing A Message Of Empowerment In New Kit

Scotland’s Most Successful Women’s Football Team Wearing A Message Of Empowerment In New Kit

Scotland’s most successful women’s football team (that’s soccer, for the non-Europeans!), Glasgow City FC, have brought new meaning to the phrase “wearing your heart on your sleeve”. In a recent […]

May 24, 2017 ×
REI Launches Adventure Initiative “Force Of Nature” Encouraging More Women To Get Outdoors

REI Launches Adventure Initiative “Force Of Nature” Encouraging More Women To Get Outdoors

“You should be careful!” “You should be quiet” “You should be nice” “You should smile more” Have any of those statements been made to you personally? Well you aren’t alone. […]

May 3, 2017 ×
Skateboarding Org. Supporting Girls To Be Active Leaders Of Positive Change In Their Community

Skateboarding Org. Supporting Girls To Be Active Leaders Of Positive Change In Their Community

Get familiar with an organization that is putting the term “male-dominated” on notice – your days are numbered! Girls Riders Organization is a US-based non-profit that was founded to inspire, […]

March 22, 2017 ×
The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

The Launch Of Nike’s Pro Hijab Was Designed To Encourage More Muslim Women To Play Sports

With Nike’s launch of it’s branded hijab, there have been some heated reactions. There are a number of people who are cheering the move, and of course, the expected amount […]

March 20, 2017 ×
Meet The Women Leading The Roller Derby Revival In Egypt, Challenging Perceptions Of Arab Women

Meet The Women Leading The Roller Derby Revival In Egypt, Challenging Perceptions Of Arab Women

If there’s a story about female empowerment through sport, especially when it is about breaking stereotypes or cultural barriers, you can be sure we will be covering it! Although we […]

March 13, 2017 ×
First Saudi Woman To Summit Everest Shuns Traditional Expectations To Conquer World’s 7 Highest Peaks

First Saudi Woman To Summit Everest Shuns Traditional Expectations To Conquer World’s 7 Highest Peaks

She is the first woman from Saudi Arabia to summit Mt. Everest, and after already conquering 6 of the world’s highest peaks, she now has her sights on completing the […]

February 21, 2017 ×
Broadcaster LaChina Robinson Is Determined To Change The Status Of Women In Sports

Broadcaster LaChina Robinson Is Determined To Change The Status Of Women In Sports

If you have been paying attention to women’s basketball over the past 7 years, you know who LaChina Robinson is. If you haven’t heard of her yet, it’s time to […]

December 12, 2016 ×
‘She Believes’ Mini Series Profiles Women In The Arab World Using Sport As A Tool Of Empowerment

‘She Believes’ Mini Series Profiles Women In The Arab World Using Sport As A Tool Of Empowerment

If you are familiar with the articles on our site, you will know we are dedicated to stories about empowerment and how women around the world are working to create […]

December 7, 2016 ×