Women’s Equity in Sports: The Fight, the Scars, and the Thrill of Victory | Events at Fox Tucson Theatre

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5:00 pm

Women’s Equity in Sports: The Fight, the Scars, and the Thrill of Victory

The University of Arizona, Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, presents a panel of world-class athletes who made history on and off the field of competition.

This third panel in the Public Discussion Forum series features All-Star women who pioneered the fight for women’s equity in sports, including Adia BarnesKathryn BertineA.J. MleczkoSarah Spain, and Kathrine Switzer. KOLD News 13 Weekend Anchor/Sports Director Damien Alameda will moderate.

Come hear how these dynamic women create change, confront stereotypes, and work to level the playing field in sports. Their inspirational stories continue to pave the way and help shape a better future for women in sport.

Panelists will address critical questions during the interactive session:

  • Did you know what you were getting yourself into?
  • Was it worth it?
  • Have we gotten there?
  • What is next?

With raw candor and poignancy, describing the highs and lows, these women will share their journey, detailing how the courage to rise and make change shaped their future and changed their lives. They will assess how far society has come (a long way) and how far it still must go (even further) so that women worldwide have the same opportunities, recognition, and rewards in sports and society.

Through their life stories, Adia, Kathryn, A.J., Sarah, and Kathrine set an important example for everyone, especially young people, who will become the next generation of sports champions, industry leaders, and societal role models. Providing this forum is a critical next step in ensuring that women and men are treated equally in all facets of life. Together, we all make an impact.

Learn more and register today using this link. Everyone who attends will be entered into a raffle to win items from the panelists.