Welcome to the second annual Women Sports Film Festival. We are excited to be returning to Oakland with a full slate of new films celebrating the athletic achievement of women and girls from around the world. Our 2017 program includes seven feature length documentaries and 16 short films featuring female athletes from three continents participating…

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In honor of Father’s Day and the 45th anniversary of Title IX we are reposting our article about the important role father’s play in supporting their daughters.  Check out our post on the Huffington Post blog,  The Importance of Fathers in Sports Gender Equality. Title IX is the landmark legislation passed in 1972 that prohibited…

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Previously appeared in the Huffington Post. There are many inspiring commercials featuring the U.S. women’s national soccer team (USWNT), portraying them as role models for young girls who hope to achieve at the highest level of their sport. The most powerful thing the USWNT is doing for women of all ages is to lead by…

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Title IX is the landmark legislation passed in 1972 that prohibited discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally-funded education program or activity. Implementing the provisions of the new law was a slow and arduous process in which fathers emerged as the champions of enforcement on behalf of their daughters. As Karen Blumenthal says…

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