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Commentary | Wambach Owns Mistake at Summit

Commentary | Wambach Owns Mistake at Summit

Standing at 5 feet 11 inches with a long stride and a muscular frame, retired U.S. soccer star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach has an immediate presence in any room she enters. But as she walked across the stage at the 2016 OWN IT Summit on Saturday morning,[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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OWN IT Summit Looks to Empower

With over 100 speakers and 800 attendees, the third annual OWN IT Summit hailed women’s leadership through a day of lectures, interviews and breakout sessions in Gaston Hall on Saturday. OWN IT was founded in 2014 by Helen Brosnan (SFS ’16) and Kendall Ciesemier (COL ’15), and has expanded to[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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OWN IT 2016: Full Summit Coverage

For full coverage of the 3rd annual 2016 OWN IT Summit, visit the links below. Overview/Keynote Address: OWN IT Summit Looks to Empower Women in New Media Panel The Future of Science & Technology Discussion Redefining Activism Talk Trailblazers Leadership Panel ‘Call Your Girlfriends’ Discussion OWN IT Summit Recap —[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

OWN IT Keynote Interview Abby Wambach Charged With DUII

The OWN IT board will maintain its speaking invitation to retired American soccer star and 2016 OWN IT Summit keynote interview Abby Wambach after she was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants early Sunday morning in Portland, Ore. Wambach, who holds two Olympic gold medals and a 2015[Read More…]

by April 3, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SCHENK: Female Athletes Face Disproportionate Obstacles

SCHENK: Female Athletes Face Disproportionate Obstacles

Title IX changed the face of sports. By preventing discrimination in any federally funded activity, the law requires that men and women enjoy equal opportunities in all varsity sports, prompting an exponential increase in female participation of all ages in all sports since the law’s implementation in 1972. Forty-four years[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FOOTE: USWNT’s Triumph Bodes Well for American Soccer

FOOTE: USWNT’s Triumph Bodes Well for American Soccer

A few weeks back, I wrote a piece about the progress of soccer in the United States of America (“American Soccer is on the Rise,” The Hoya, June 18, 2015, online). In the article, I touched on the recent success of the men’s national team, both on the youth and[Read More…]