Meet 20-year old rose lavelle, who recently joined the national women’s soccer league—she was the #1 overall draft pick!—after a stellar career playing for the university of wisconscin badgers. earlier this month she scored the lone goal while playing for the us women’s national team against sweden. sadly, she pulled a hamstring in that game and is out for the next 4-6 weeks. speedy recovery, rose! we want you back in the game! #titleix#hometownhero
Who could possibly forget mo’ne davis’ epic run pitching at the little league world series three years ago? now 16, a rising junior at philly’s springside chestnut hill academy, she’s pivoted to the basketball court, playing point for the prestigious amateur athletic union’s (aau) triple thread team.
This is what a baller looks like! @auburnu grad kasey cooper killed it on the softball field, graduating this year as the southeastern conference’s career rbi leader with 269 runs and a finalist for usa softball collegiate player of the year. watch out for her on the us women’s national team! go, kasey!!! #titleix#hometownhero
Today we celebrate the the 45th anniversary of title ix, the law that ended s*x discrimination in education and opened the door to a generation of incredible young female athletes! meet 20-year old a’ja wilson, the most decorated female basketball player at the university of south carolina—and future wnba thriller! #titleix#hometownhero
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the day title ix was signed into law. 🙌🏻 💪🏾 🙏🏽
"no person in the united states shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." 🙌🏿 💪🏼 🙏🏽
it is only one sentence, but for thousands of women, and women in sports, one sentence was all they needed to begin their story. share yours #iamtitleix