Become a part of the February 3, 2021 NGWSD Mn Team by providing your donation in the creation and delivery of this virtual event free to all. This “live” event will include a dynamic roundtable conversation hosted by Lea B. Olsen and feature notable Minnesota leaders in sport. Topics will include: benefits of sport participation; advocacy for opportunity for girls & women; and leadership responsibility. [More information will be posted soon on our website, Facebook page, and this GiveMN page.]
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."
Through this annual event over 600 individuals and organizations were recognized for their achievements and the advancement of girls and women in sports. Your contribution will allow us to continue to focus on efforts that reflect the true spirit of Title IX and contribute to realizing equity in sports for girls and women.
JOIN THE TEAM! MAKE YOUR DONATION TODAY to continue the 2021 inspirational virtual event focusing on making equity in sports a reality for girls and women.
Because of your support, on February 3, 2021 you and the full Minnesota community are invited to join this free National Girls & Women in Sports Day | Minnesota virtual celebration.
View our 2020 celebration in the media gallery below or, visit our Minnesota National Girls & Women in Sports Day web site at: https://www.ngwsd-mn.com/
Thank you in advance for your generosity!
Hosted by: Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership