Women in Sports {The Daily Dash: February 6, 2019}

by brenna

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This day commemorates something I studied last century…

Women in Sports {The Daily Dash: February 6, 2019} 


* President delivered State of the Union, calling for unity
* Stacy Abrams became first black woman to deliver Democrat’s response to SOTU
* Pope acknowledges priests sexually abused nuns
* Pink received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
* National Girls & Women in Sports Day


Accept the consequences as they come, without any complaints, in spite of what God may send your way ~ Oswald Chambers


You know about my passion for UNC basketball, but did you know I earned my Masters Degree there back in the 90’s? And yes, it’s true that one of the major reasons I went there was because it’s where Michael Jordan went (that, and the scholarship ? )

While my degree is in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, my thesis was on “How Participation in Sports Affects Leadership in Adolescent Girls”. It seems ironic that over 20 years after I thought groundbreaking work was being done to “let girls play” (as a Nike ad at the time so eloquently addressed), we still seem to be fighting some of the same battles.

Still, where there’s a will, there’s a way. Let’s celebrate our differences while still providing equal opportunities for all kids to play, compete and lead.

PRAYER FOCUS: Optimistic
Today I pray that you are optimistic about the impact each of us can have on the people and communities around us.

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Women in Sports {The Daily Dash: February 6, 2019}
Hope you have a great day, make sure you make it great and don’t forget to tell someone you love how you feel about them!

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