National Girls & Women in Sports Day - February 3

December 10, 2020 11:00 am

National Girls & Women in Sports Day: Powered by the Women's Sports Foundation

February 3, 2021, marks the 35th Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). This celebration inspires girls and women to play and be active, to realize their full power. The confidence, strength and character gained through sports participation are the very tools girls and women need to become strong leaders in sports and life.

A vibrant movement we celebrate annually, NGWSD honors the achievements of female athletes, coaches and leaders and continues to Lead Her Forward by acknowledging the power of sports to unlock her limitless potential.

The Women’s Sports Foundation applauds the vital role played by the individuals and organizations who join us in championing this effort: advocates seeking to protect Title IX and advance gender equity, athletes using their platform to inspire greatness, and coaches working daily to promote play.

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted events greatly; please be sure to abide by all local, state and federal health guidelines. Whether virtual or other, we invite you to celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day in your community in a safe way, and to join the Women’s Sports Foundation as we Lead Her Forward in 2021.

National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) began in 1987 as a special day in our nation’s capital to recognize women’s sports. The day united premiere organizations and elite female athletes to bring national attention to the promise of girls and women in sports.

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