Dany Garcia – The FIRST Woman to ever OWN an ENTIRE Sports League

Dany Garcia – The FIRST Woman to ever OWN an ENTIRE Sports League

The XFL league was set to be auctioned off as part of bankruptcy proceedings this week but never made it there. In partnership with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and RedBird, Dany Garcia becomes the FIRST Woman to ever OWN an ENTIRE Sports League.  This is an opportunity that Garcia and Johnson have been working towards their […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Ashton Washington, University of Illinois — Director of High School Relations

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Ashton Washington, University of Illinois — Director of High School Relations

Our GladiatHers® Spotlight this week is breaking barriers for women in Football. For the first time in the 130-year history of the University of Illinois Football Program, Ashton Washington was hired as the first full-time female staff member. In pursuit of her passion Washington has made history and forged a path for other GladiatHers seeking […]

Happy National Breastfeeding Month

Happy National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month! During the month of August, the medical community takes the time to recognize the positive effects of breastfeeding for mothers and children. All month long, people around the world celebrate the amazing benefits of breastfeeding and continue the fight to ensure women have the support they need to breastfeed. Throughout […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Anna Karefa-Johnson — Overtime, Director of Events and Experiential Marketing

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Anna Karefa-Johnson — Overtime, Director of Events and Experiential Marketing

This week our GladiatHers® Spotlight is coming to us from the West Coast! Anna Karefa-Johnson is currently the Director of Events and Experiential Marketing at Overtime, the fastest growing sport network for the next generation. As Director of Events & Experiential Marketing, she is responsible for orchestrating Overtime’s IRL (in real life) presence and leads […]

National Women’s Soccer League Heads to Angel City

National Women’s Soccer League Heads to Angel City

The National Women’s Soccer League announced last week an expansion team will be coming to Los Angeles. As if bringing professional women soccer to Los Angeles isn’t exciting enough, the roster of women among the ownership group is impressive! The list includes Natalie Portman, Kara Nortman, Julie Uhrman, Uzo Aduba, Jessica Chastain, America Ferrera, Jennifer […]

Same Grind, New Arena: Players Opting out of 2020 WNBA Season

Same Grind, New Arena: Players Opting out of 2020 WNBA Season

The 2020 WNBA season is set to kick off tomorrow Saturday, July 25th in Bradenton, Florida at IMG Academy. Opening weekend will be dedicated to the Black Lives Matter Movement with all aspects of the game and player uniforms designed to affirm Black Lives Matter, honor victims of police brutality and racial violence. Tip-Off is […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Senior Manager, Special Events at Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Senior Manager, Special Events at Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium

Today we are featuring the Senior Manager of Special Events at Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, Natalie Clark for our GladiatHers® Spotlight. No stranger to the world of athletics, Clark attended Green Mountain College where she was a student athlete on the lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, softball and tennis team. Clark received her Bachelor’s in […]

Jemele Hill and Cari Champion Coming to Vice TV

Jemele Hill and Cari Champion Coming to Vice TV

Close friends, former colleagues, veteran journalists band together to host new weekly talk show. Disruptors – A person or thing that prevents something, especially a system, process, or event, from continuing as usual or as expected. This summer we can expect to see Cari Champion and Jemele Hill on our screens, this time as a […]

GladiatHers® History: A League of Her Own, Toni Stone

GladiatHers® History: A League of Her Own, Toni Stone

The first women to play professional baseball, Stone spent her life and career defying gender stereotypes. The “female Jackie Robinson”, the “woman who replaced Hank Aaron”, that isn’t news you hear too often. Born as Marcenia Lyle Stone on July 17, 1921 in St. Paul Minnesota, Stone would later become the first woman to play […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Shalisa Griffin – Director of Business Development and Events, Greater Orlando Sports Commission

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Shalisa Griffin – Director of Business Development and Events, Greater Orlando Sports Commission

This week we are featuring Shalisa Griffin for our GladiatHers® Spotlight. Griffin is currently the Director of Business Development and Events for the Greater Orlando Sports Commission. Originally, from Newark, New Jersey before making Orlando her hometown, Griffin attended Delaware State University where she obtained her BS in Sport Management. After graduation she continued her […]