My story doesn’t start with a lump. I wasn’t massaging my breasts in the shower to check for lumps or “Feeling it on the First”. All boob meat felt lumpy to me so how would I even know if one of those lumps were good or bad? My story starts with blood on the bed sheets.
This week’s #BreastCancerAwareness post is all about survivors. We’re featuring some of the women in sports who successfully fought against the disease. Beyond being survivors, each of these women also became advocates in the fight against the disease. Martina Navratilova Martina Navratilova ended her career and remains one of the most successful players of all time. […]
For many working women it is often difficult to build the confidence and courage needed to speak up in the office. Whether it’s making a suggestion about how the office is run, having access to equal pay or fair treatment, or handling misconduct from colleagues, women often have a difficult time finding and using our […]
Starting a family can be scary. While I have yet to face the challenges of becoming a mother, that doesn’t mean that I’m unaware of what women experience when we decide to have children. The stress that child birth can cause on our bodies and personal lives is almost a given. But as a law […]
In my approximately 18 years of playing sports, I have never been coached by a woman. Though shocking, my experience is not uncommon. With women making up only about 40% of coaches in college and only 27% in youth sports, there are countless female athletes who never had the opportunity to be coached by a […]
The highest paid woman in sports, professional tennis legend Serena Williams, also happens to be a phenomenal wife, mother, philanthropist and businesswoman. She successfully owns all of these titles in the face of racism and sexism (in the form of seemingly insurmountable wage gaps and body shaming). But Serena isn’t the only female athlete who […]
The GladiatHers® Women in Sports Mixer is a little over a month away and we realized that we never really explained how the Mixer came about. So here’s the story of the GladiatHers® Women in Sports Mixer. Hope to see you there! Click here for tickets and follow us on Instagram and Twitter for regular updates on […]