Title IX opened the door to girls’ full participation in school-sponsored athletics, buts its effect has been more profound than increasing the number of girl’s athletic teams. Success in school sports encourages women to pursue equal opportunities in all of their endeavors. Please join us for a fascinating discussion about women and sports before and since the passage of Title IX. Reception to follow.
Dr. Bonnie Morris, Ph.D. is a faculty member at both Georgetown and The George Washington Universities. She teaches classes on women and western civilization, gender and athletics, women and war, and introduction to women's studies.
Mariah Burton Nelson is an author, expert speaker, and former professional athlete. A national authority on sports, success, and leadership, she has written five ground-breaking books.
Jill Agostino is Editor, Washington Bureau of the New York Times. Ms. Agostino has had a distinguished career as a sports editor for both regional and national newspapers. She is the past president of the Association for Women in Sports Media.
Tickets are $10 for the general public. (Free for faculty and students with ID)