This year marks the 30th annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day, a national observance celebrating the extraordinary achievements of women and girls in sports.

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National Girls & Women in Sports Day

February 3rd, 2016

Join us in recognizing the extraordinary achievements of those who have helped to effect change and create opportunities for women and girls in sports.

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Taking it to The House

Leaders representing the NGWSD Coalition will again unite in Washington, D.C., to meet with influential government officials, rallying support for important legislation and policies that provide critical sports access for girls and women. See what we have planned.

FEBRUARY 2ND
The White House
Washington, D.C.
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

White House Roundtable Discussion on Girls and Women in Sports *Meetings privately held

FEBRUARY 2ND
Capitol Hill
Washington, D.C.
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Coalition & Athletes Meet with Federal Administrative Agencies *Meetings privately held

FEBRUARY 3RD
Dirksen Senate Building
Washington, D.C.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

30th Annual NGWSD Briefing; Athlete and Expert Panel held in Room SD-430

FEBRUARY 3RD
Capitol Hill
Washington, D.C.
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Coalition & Athletes Visit Leaders on Capitol Hill *Meetings privately held

Leading The Way: The Power of Play

NGWSD 2016 recognizes girls, student and professional athletes, coaches, ADs and parents who are Leading the Way to inspire greatness in this generation and the next.

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Angela Hucles

Women’s Sports Foundation President, Two-time Olympic gold medalist and two-time World Cup bronze medalist, Soccer

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Sarah Egan

History Teacher & Basketball Coach, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Daly City, California

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Grete Eliassen

Six-time Winter X Games medalist, Four-time U.S. Open champion, Freeskiing

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Share The Celebration Together

Use the hashtag #NGWSD to join the festivities online. Your NGWSD moment could be featured on our site.

National Girls & Women in Sports Day Coalition

The National Girls & Women in Sports Day Coalition is comprised of four premiere organizations in the United States. Learn More