women in sports


An African American woman with dark brown hair in a slicked back ponytail looks directly at the camera with a closed mouth smile. Her hands are in fists placed under her chin. She is wearing rectangular tortoise shell glasses, a white t-shirt, a black necklace, and a white and gold watch.
Added 08/03/21 | Location: New Jersey | Subjects: , ,

Leeja Carter is an associate professor of exercise psychology at Temple University and chair of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology’s Diversity and Inclusion Council. She’s an expert on feminist sport and exercise psychology, and gendered racism in sports.

Updated 07/27/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Briana Scurry is a motivational speaker and 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 holds two Olympic gold medals.

An African-American woman with shoulder-length dark brown hair smiles directly at the camera, close-up. She is wearing dark red lipstick, a pearl necklace and a black blazer with a matching black shirt under it. The background is light grey.
Updated 07/20/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

Linda Greene is dean and MSU Foundation Professor of Law at the Michigan State University College of Law, where her teaching and academic scholarship focus on constitutional law, civil procedure, legislation, civil rights and sports law.

Updated 08/04/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Akilah R. Carter-Francique is the founder of Francique Sport and Education Consulting LLC, which provides education, research and development for sports participation. She is an associate professor at San Jose State University (SJSU) in the department of African American studies.