National Girls & Women in Sports Day Minnesota invites you to JOIN THE NGWSD-MN 2024 TEAM. With your donation amazing individuals and organizations are recognized for supporting girls & women from across the state.
The 2024 NGWSD-MN Day is hosted at the Minnesota History Center auditorium free and open to the public, live streamed and recorded for online replay. Recognizing leaders in girls and women sports provides the inspiration for girls and women who see themselves in these honorees' sport stories. The NGWSD-MN serves as a program that advocates for equity in sports for girls & women continuing to move with the support of Title IX.
Donate today elevating girls & women in their realization of the benefits of building leadership, teamwork, and a healthy life enriched through sports at all levels.
Bonny Donzella, research scientist, Senior Games cycling gold medalist and hall of fame recipient. Breaking Barriers Honoree. (photo by Carlos Sabillon) "It was an honor and inspiration to stand with others who open doors to women & girls in sport. Eager approval from the audience of young girls left me optimistic. This organization builds a bridge to the future."
Ann Bancroft, polar explorer reaching both the North and South Pole, author, and teacher. Special Merit Honoree.
"I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better."
Carol Howe-Veenstra, Athletic Director at College of St. Benedict (retired). Special Merit Honoree.
"The MN Girls and Women in Sport Day celebration inspires me to honor the past and remember those remarkable women (and men) who paved the way for girls today and their sport opportunities. Let's pay it forward to keep doors open for our girls."
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Because of your support, on February 7, 2024 you and the full Minnesota community are invited to join this free National Girls & Women in Sports Day | Minnesota event at the Minnesota History Center or online.
Thank you in advance for your generosity!
2024 NGWSD-MN Honoree nominations: accepted August 1 - September 20, 2023
Hosted by: Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership (MCWAL)
Fiscal Sponsor: YWCA St. Paul