women in sports


Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Briana Scurry is a retired soccer goalkeeper. She was the starting goalkeeper for the United States women’s national soccer team at the 1995, 1999 and 2003 World Cups and the 1996 and 2004 Summer Olympics. Her team won the 1999 World Cup and she won two Olympic gold medals.

Added 02/08/18 | Location: Wisconsin | Subjects: ,

Linda Greene is a law professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she researches and teaches sports law and constitutional law. She was the United States Olympic Committee Legislation Committee chair, its audit committee vice chair, and co-author of its diversity and inclusion policies.

Added 09/11/15 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Akilah R. Carter-Francique is an associate professor at San Jose State University (SJSU) in the department of African American studies. She also serves as the executive director for the Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change (ISSSSC) at SJSU. Her work focuses on the intersection of sport, society and social justice.