2017 Grace Hopper Celebration India – AnitaB.org

The 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration India (GHCI) will take place from Thursday, November 16 to Friday, November 17. The conference will be held in Bangalore, India at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre. Hope to see you there!

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Grace Hopper Celebration – AnitaB.org

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MLB starts diversity fellowships for women, people of color – ABC News

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Girl aspires to be pro football player | Sports | kokomoperspective.com

Like most girls her age, Brielle Humphries enjoys hanging out with friends and seeing movies. But unlike many girls her age, she enjoys playing football. Yes, football.

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‘Willie Mays World Series MVP’: MLB renames award, honors Say Hey Kid – SFGate

In 1954, the year Willie Mays made his epic Game 1 catch at the Polo Grounds in New York, the most replayed highlight in World Series history, there was no World Series most valuable player award. The first World Series MVP was awarded in 1955 to the Dodgers’ Johnny Podres. Now, the award will be named after the great Mays, starting this season – the Willie Mays World Series most valuable player award. “I think that’s a great honor,” Mays said in a phone interview. “It’s an ongoing thing. You never know who’s going to win the World Series or the World Series MVP. Every year, it’s somebody different. This is a wonderful honor.

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Statement September 7, 2017 – Women’s Sports Foundation

September 7, 2017: The Women’s Sports Foundation supports Title IX, and the rights and protection afforded to all students by this critical piece of legislation. Secretary DeVos’ decision to open up Title IX for changes is troublesome and threatens to reverse our forward progress as a nation.

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Southland’s Rex Capil soaks up sporting politics on the world stage | Stuff.co.nz

Softball and baseball are getting closer at an administration level globally and Southland’s Rex Capil is part of it.

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The odd one -out- IN | Sports | sunad.com

MiKail Stansfield switched from softball to baseball when she was in middle school. She knew that she’d be the only girl on the team and might feel like the odd

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September 25, 1977: Female Sports Writer Files Suit Against Major League Baseball | Crime Time

This Day in Crime History is a flash briefing available on Amazon Alexa. Just search OXYGEN to enable. On September 25, 1977, writer Melissa Ludtke filed a suit against the Major League Baseball commission to allow women to gain access into restricted areas, including locker rooms and clubhouses. Ludtke’s suit was successful, leading to an influx of female sports writers in a profession seen as male-dominated.

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