Founded in 1974 by Billie Jean King, the Women's Sports Foundation is a national charitable educational organization seeking to advance the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity. The Foundation's Participation, Education, Advocacy, Research and Leadership programs are made possible by gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations.
"The Mia Hamm Foundation is a reflection of my life experiences. I created this foundation to benefit important issues that have directly affected me throughout my life. The foundation is focused on providing support for two important causes: raising funds and awareness for bone marrow transplant patients and continuing the growth in opportunities for young women in sports."
The National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS) is a not-for-profit organization with a 100+ year history of efforts to develop and deliver equitable and quality sport opportunities for girls and women.
Utilize the talents and experience of women athletes to bring health, hope, and wholeness to our community.
Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society mission is to increase awareness of sport and its relation to society.