Tag: 40th Anniversary Title IX

Luck, Preparation=Opportunity for Eastin, NFL Referees and Women

Luck, Preparation=Opportunity for Eastin, NFL Referees and Women
Luck + Preparation=Opportunity How many times have we heard that equation in the business world? ┬áTurns out that more often than not, it’s true. Such was the case for 42-year old Shannon Eastin, who wanted to be a football player when she grew up. When she found out that door wasn’t opened to her, she... Read more »

The All-American Red Heads: First Pro Women's BBall Team in the United States?

The All-American Red Heads: First Pro Women's BBall Team in the United States?
NOTE: On Saturday, the Minnesota Lynx honored the contributions of the All-American Red Heads women’s pro basketball team, which traveled the country more than 40 years ago. While passing me at the press table, one of them looked at me and said, “Now there’s a real redhead!” Though I thought I was pretty knowledgeable on... Read more »

Women Rule This Election Season! Title IX's Impact and Future

With both political candidates focusing so heavily on the women’s vote this November, I thought I would re-run one of my earlier columns this year about the many positive effects of Title IX, the ruling that changed my life and the life of many famous individuals. My niece Amelia, age 9, is one busy and... Read more »
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