Women's Sports Foundation

The Women’s Sports Foundation is the trusted voice of women’s sports and physical activity because our work is anchored on fact-based research and 35 years of experience in the design and execution of award-winning education and public policy programs. Founded in 1974 by Billie Jean King, the Women’s Sports Foundation is a national charitable educational organization dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women through physical activity. We are the only national organization promoting all sports and physical activities for women of all ages and skill levels and are acknowledged by the media as the expert resource on all women’s sports issues.

Laila Ali on Raising Confident Girls, On and Off the Field

--By Laila Ali My family has a long tradition of sports and being active, and I’m excited about continuing that tradition with my children. For me, it’s about so much more than competition! The lessons I learned through sports have carried over into all aspects of my life and made me a stronger woman in the many roles I play as a wife, mom and business woman. ...more

Keep Title IX Alive: Parents Can Be Effective Advocates

With Title IX’s 40th anniversary next year, there’s good reason to celebrate this landmark legislation that has caused a revolution in sports and throughout education. The law – a mere 37 words in total – provides equal access for men and women in federally-funded education programs and activities, including sports. Since Title IX’s passage, men’s and women’s sports participation opportunities have increased substantially....more
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Secret to Success: Get Your Game On, Girls!

This month we enter the 40th anniversary year of the enactment of Title IX legislation, which ensures equal access to both boys and girls in federally-funded educational programs and activities, and I find myself thinking about what greater sports participation has meant for women, our daughters, sisters and sports as we know it....more