In the very beginning, 1972 to be precise, there was a piece of legislation, Title IX, 37 words, that paved the way for girls and women to take to the fields and courts across America. Soon those same young women stormed from the locker rooms into the world of work, busting barriers in board rooms, operating rooms, court rooms and yes, even oval rooms.
Category: Living Title IX
This week, we broke records. More of us ran for office than ever before, and many, MANY of us came out to show our support.
We showed up, and guess what? The world heard us, loud and clear. A record 117 women were elected to office, including 96 in the House, 12 in the Senate, and 9 elected governor. (more…)
Ashley Korenblat has long had a passion for mountain biking. She’s been involved in every aspect of it, from racing and touring, to advocating and working in the industry. Since the eighties, she has carved out a name for herself as a woman in a male-dominated sport. We wanted to know more about what drives her. (more…)
Title IX at 45… does it still matter? Missy Park our CEO & Founder posed this question to Billie Jean King, the Titan of Title IX herself. Together, they discussed the lessons they learned on the court and how the power of sports goes far beyond the playing field, out to our board rooms, war rooms, and yes, someday even oval rooms.
The Titan of Title IX: Billie Jean King
At Title Nine we are committed to helping girls get off the sidelines and into the game. We know firsthand the power of sports and teamwork to shape who we are, and who we grow to become. That’s why we are hosting Back to Sports Fridays this September. Shop at any of our Title Nine stores on the last four Fridays in September and 9% of our sales will be donated to a local chapter of the Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and motivating girls through sports.