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From: edequity@phoenix.edc.org
Date: Thu Mar 09 2000 - 15:21:21 EST

This forwarded sample Women's Sports Foundation newsletter provides
information on Title IX.--Linda Purrington, Title IX Advocates,


Quote: "I know I wouldn't be here, and all of us wouldn't be here, without
certain sacrifices and certain stands that people have made - not just
women, but men stepping up and supporting what we do and how we do it." -
Mia Hamm (http://www.foxsports.com, Feb. 21, 2000)

International Olympic Committee Honors The Women's Sports Foundation: The
Women's Sports Foundation has been selected to receive the prestigious
Women and Sport Trophy, presented annually by the International Olympic
Committee (IOC) to organizations and individuals that have made outstanding
contributions to develop, encourage and strengthen the participation of
women and girls in sport. For more information on this award go to <A
Did You Know?High school girls who play sports are more likely to do well
in science. (Hanson, S.L. and Kraus, R.S., 1998)

Don't Blame Title IX! You know that mandating gender equity in sports
programs doesn't mean obliterating men's non-revenue producing sports. Let
us help you articulate your stance with one of our position papers at:
Exercise Your Mind! Join us at our Annual Summit from May 4-7, 2000 in
Nassau County, N.Y. Issues to be addressed include: women's sports on the
Web, women's sports sponsorship and how to attract female coaches. For more
information click here: <A
<A HREF="http://www.WomensSportsFoundation.org/templates/events/summit/index.html">http://www.WomensSportsFoundation.org/templates/events/summit/index.html>>
Something's Fishy! If you're a female flyfisher, or even a wannabe,
Women's Flyfishing has an outstanding Web site to get you ready for the
season. For women's-specific flyfishing tips, schools, clubs and trip
reports, go to: <A
Team! Become a member of a team dedicated to increasing opportunities for
girls and women in sports. Call (800) 227-3988 or go to <A
www.womenssportsfoundation.org/templates/join/index.html</A> to join!

Want the Quick and Dirty on Title IX? Check out the Foundation's Title IX
Media Helper. This pocket guide gives answers to the most frequently asked
questions about Title IX and the implications of the law. View this
publication at our online store at:<A HREF="
<A HREF="http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/templates/store/index.html">http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/templates/store/index.html>>
Help Us Help Them! If you are active in the corporate world, and would like
to help us promote girls and women in sports, why not encourage sales
departments to utilize female athletes and the Foundation's Speaker Service
at corporate events? The Speaker Service division of the Foundation
provides Olympic, elite and champion female athletes, academicians, legal
and health experts and businesswomen for issue-oriented programs, clinics,
conferences and workshops. For a partial list of speakers and more
information, go to <A
<A HREF="http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/templates/talk/speaker/index.html">http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/templates/talk/speaker/index.html>>
It's Women's History Month, help us celebrate women!

Women's Sports Foundation is Seeking Director of Events and Awards and
Grants Coordinator: Call Eileen J. Weber, Director of Internal Operations,
at (800) 227-3988 for job descriptions and/or applications or e-mail her at

Interns in the Big Apple! All Foundation internships are paid positions.
To apply, a formal application must be submitted, along with a resume and
two letters of recommendation. For an application visit our Web site at <A

Do You Aspire Higher? Looking for funding to help promote the growth of
girls and women in sports? Check out our grant program summary and find out
if you are eligible for any of the grants or scholarships offered by the
Women's Sports Foundation. Aspire Higher Grants - 3/31/00 is the
application deadline For more information about these grants or a complete
listing of all grants and awards offered, go to <A
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? 2000 Women's Sports Foundation. All rights reserved.

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