For many, NASCAR is synonymous with fast cars and the men who drive them. Historically, women were relegated to being scantily clad race starters, trophy girls and wives. But just as women have progressed in other sports, women have come a long way in NASCAR. Long before Danica Patrick hit the scene women began making strides in NASCAR. Today, in honor of Women’s History Month and NASCAR Week we’re highlighting some of those historically significant women who dared to go beyond trophy holding trophies and photo ops and into NASCAR boardrooms and cars.
Back when I was growing up, doing anything like a girl was an insult. These days though, girls and boys are learning that women are strong and capable and that doing things like a girl can make you pretty successful. One of the main people responsible for changing the rhetoric, is Dr. Kimberly Clay. Dr. Kim is the CEO and Founder of Play Like a Girl!®. She works seemingly non-stop to make America a healthier place by focusing on some of its most precious assets, girls and women. She has used her personal experiences and professional expertise to build an organization that is truly poised to change the world.Continue reading