Emily Kwok was one of the first women to compete in jiu jitsu and eventually became a two-time IBJJF World Champion.
Girls are more likely to stop playing sports as teenagers than boys, but research shows those who stick with it can reap major benefits.
Collette V. Smith, the NFL’s first Black female coach, opens up about her journey in football, being a survivor, and using her experiences to empower other women.
The Catch A Lift fund helps Melissa Leuck overcome the physical and mental injuries she suffered during her military service, while also providing support and a close community.
A patriot through and through, Megan Henry hopes to compete for her country in the next Winter Olympic games.
In 20 years of Midnight Golf, founder and president Renee Fluker has impacted more than 3,500 high school students in Detroit. Learn more about her journey and the program’s roots in a feature by PGA.
Alexis Belton is one of the best long drivers in the world, but it wasn’t until she participated in the PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship that she realized she could make it in a sport that’s not known for its diversity.
Renee Powell’s legacy began with a phenomenal amateur and professional golf career, but it carries on with her dedication to equality and access for all in the sport.
Following in the footsteps of her legendary mother, Traci Green inspires a new generation of players.
Shaakira Hassell overcame bias and hardship to become the first African-American woman to lead a strength and conditioning program in college sports.
Jasmin Cunningham is just the eighth African-American woman ever to receive PGA membership. Learn more about her journey in golf in this new feature from PGA of America.
Tiana Jones first picked up a golf club at age 3, and since then her passion has grown exponentially. Jones is just the 7th African-American female PGA member and continues to strive for greater diversity in golf.
Cherre Marshall moved from the battlefield to the football field thanks to the Soldiers To Sidelines program.
Lesley Visser is a sportscaster who has broken all the barriers and has a career defined by firsts.
Phaidra Knight became a rugby legend because of her fierce and physical style ofplay. The hall-of-famer now uses her celebrity to help make a difference in the lives of others.
Cailin Curry competes against some of the best in the nation and doesn’t consider blindness a disadvantage in any way.
Being relentless is a powerful tool in sports and in life. Emily Pappas is helping young girls optimize their performance in both sports and in life.
Kristine Lilly is one of the most decorated players in the history of US soccer. Sheis on a mission to help girls and women in sports.
She is a renowned skater, street artist, and musician. There is very little that Lola can’t do.
Hall Of Famer Rebecca Lobo is a guiding light for girls and women who want to chase their dreams in sports.
The boston marathon didn’t allow women to compete. Kathrine Switzer got lucky but had to fight off bias and a physical assault to finish.
Gevvie Stone is an Olympic medalist who is also training to be an emergency room physician.
She’s a legend in field hockey and lacrosse who now helps young African-American athletes as co-founder of the Black Women in Sport Foundation.
Boomer Esiason Foundation supports runner Abby Dwyer as she balances Cystic Fibrosis and Motherhood.
Claire Gaston didn’t set out to become a role model, but she became one to many young girls after drilling her first field goal for Mater Dei High School.
Kuylee Pettit needed something to help occupy her summer days as an eight-year-old girl growing up in Big Bear City, California. Her father had a suggestion.
Born in Senegal, Rama Sy grew up in a place that suppressed women. Now in the US, she hopes to go back and make a difference.
Rugby legend Tiff Faaee played for the national teams of three different countries before coming to New York to coach in Major League Rugby.
Jen Welter made coaching history when she was hired by the Arizona Cardinals in 2015. Now, her Grrridiron clinics bring new girls to the game.
Bombette Martin talks about having the confidence to compete as a professional skateboarder.
Patricia Melton won 6 Ivy League titles and qualified for the 1988 Olympic trials, but her work today helping others is even more impressive.
Dr. Tricia DeLaMora, a pediatrician, has spent her entire career helping others but one of her most important medical moments came unexpectedly during a grueling triathlon.
GoodSport honors a world-class senior athlete who held multiple national records and was tragically lost to COVID-19.
Women are carving out their space in the male-dominated sport of rugby. Here are a few stories that inspire us.
College football trailblazer, Callie Brownson, follows her NFL dreams.
There is a cultural myth that softball is for girls and baseball is just for boys. However, this is not the case. One player we interviewed is breaking barriers.
After serving in Iraq, Anne McClain found rugby a crucial ingredient to her success at NASA.
She paid her dues and is now the first Connecticut woman to be named the head coach of a high school football.