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You Go Girl! Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

Photo Credit: Glyn Kirk/AFP - Getty Images via NBC News Photo Blog
Photo Credit: Glyn Kirk/AFP – Getty Images via NBC News Photo Blog

Last year marked the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the statute that forever changed the game of women’s athletics. ¬†Since it’s passage, Title IX has facilitated a more than 900% increase in girls’ participation in sports. ¬†August 26th has been deemed Women’s Equality Day, an occasion to celebrate and recognize women’s achievements stemming from the success of the Women’s Suffrage Movement winning women the right to vote in 1920.

Nearly 100 years later, the sports world can look to premiere female athletes and business leaders who continue to break records and empower young women to leverage sport as they strive for their goals.

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