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Study Finds Women’s Participation in Sports Has a Positive Impact on Career Success

A recent Gallup and Purdue study finds that playing sports has a positive impact on…

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Will the ‘Pay Gap’ Between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova Close?

Tennis star’s admission of drug use a game changer in advertising world

While Williams has always stood in Sharapova’s shadow when it comes to endorsements, she has…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Ibtihaj Muhammad

Making Herstory: Ibtihaj Muhammad Becomes First U.S. Olympic Athlete to Compete in a Hijab

Fencer wants to prove that "nothing should hinder anyone from reaching their goals."

After qualifying for the 2016 Olympics, fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad will become the first U.S. athlete…

By Courtney Connley

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7 Facts You Should Know About Venus Williams Off The Court Business Smarts

A look into the tennis superstar's power moves off the court

An inside look into the off-the-court business deals of tennis superstar Venus Williams.

By Courtney Connley

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[WATCH] Gymnast Simone Biles Wins Third National Title

The 17-year-old will go n to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Check out Simone Biles dynamic floor exercise that won her the P&G Championship.

By Brittany Dandy

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Serena Williams Turns Up the Glamour on Cover of New York Magazine

The star athlete talks upcoming U.S Open and life after tennis

The star athlete Serena Williams stuns on cover of New York Magazine, talks upcoming U.S…

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Mo’Ne Davis Biographical Movie Coming to Disney Channel

Davis brings her life story to television

Mo’Ne Davis biographical film set to air on Disney Channel

By Courtney Connley

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Women Raise The NBA Roof

A look at gender progress in the men’s basketball league

Becky Hammon ascending the ranks to becoming the first woman assistant coach in the NBA,…

By Sakina Spruell

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How To


How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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