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Game Tight Basketbal Skills Camp with Chamique Holdsclaw
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March 31, 2016 by Tom Pipines, Fox6Now:  Beyond the Game MILWAUKEE—Chamique Holdsclaw was a winner everywhere during her basketball career. But when away from the game, she was dealing...
Divine Savior Holy Angels WI State Girls Basketball Team
Look who's 40!  Wow, just think I’m part of the WIAA State Girls Basketball Championship Herstory Books.  I played in the State tournament in 1977 as a high school player at...
Sue Black being interviewed by Rhonda Ware
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Thick Skin; Strong Faith! That’s Sue Black leadership philosophy.  The audience was immersed on every word.  She was so personable, honest, funny and inspiring. With Rhonda Ware,...
Marissa Mayer
Yahoo! A woman at the helm! By guest blogger, Michelle Sieg   Wausau, Wisconsin native Marissa Mayer was recently named to the number one spot on Fortune's 40 under 40 list. If you have...
1975 New York Times Photo of Diana Nyad
Diana Nyad preparing to swim around Manhattan, Oct. 6, 1975.  (Photo New York Times) When Diana Nyad walked up onto the beach in Key West on Monday, 110 miles from Havana, where she had begun...
Shannon Eastin First Female NFL Referee
SAN DIEGO -- Shannon Eastin earned her stripes by receiving the ultimate officials' compliment: It was almost as if she wasn't there. Just being there earned her a place in history....
Title IX at 40
June 23, 2012 marks the 40th birthday of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 a legislation, which bans gender discrimination in every area of education.   Title IX has been...
Legendary Lady Vols Coach Pat Summitt Steps Down - Holly Warlick Steps Up
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Legendary Tennessee women’s head basketball coach Pat Summitt is stepping down after 38 seasons with the Lady Volunteers.  Summitt will be named an honorary head coach emeritus and...
Legendary Lady Vols Coach Pat Summitt
The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 19, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced Patricia “Pat” Summitt, former head coach...
Our Bodies Ourselves Founders Celebrate 40 years
Photo credit: © Phyllis Ewen Original founders of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, photographed in the 1970s: (L-R) standing in back row: Wendy Sanford, Paula Doress-Worters,...