It’s National Strawberry Day!

They may not be your traditional flying figurines in capes, but strawberries are DEFINITELY superfoods. They help control the metabolic rate, fight cancer, regulate blood pressure and prevent inflammation (high-five for heart health!), and whiten teeth. Who knew, right? For National Strawberry Day on February 27th, try one of our favorite healthy strawberry recipes and share one of your favorites with us in the comment section so we can all try your tasty treat at home. If you’re a lot like me, then you understand the struggle when you constantly crave sweets. Attempting to find snacks...

National Girls & Women in Sports Day Recap

Last week, we celebrated National Girls & Women in Sports Day in the most Play Like a Girl-est way possible: with The United State of Women Empowerment Forum on Confidence, Leadership & Playing Like a Girl at First Tennessee Park. They shut down their club facility for a private soiree (Ooh la la!) just for Play Like a Girl supporters. So, of course, we partied it up—big time. From 9 to 11:30 a.m., girls and women mixed, mingled and stargazed with the help of an exclusive meet-and-greet with pro fast pitcher Monica Abbott, Olympians Michelle Carter and Kara Lynn Joyce, and other...

Expanding Opportunities for Girls in Sports

National Girls and 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. In 1987, NGWSD also served as a remembrance of Olympic volleyball player, Flo Hyman, for her athletic achievements and dedication to promoting equality for women’s sports; Hyman died of Marfan’s Syndrome in 1986. NGWSD has since evolved into an event to acknowledge the accomplishments of female athletes, the positive...

Film Celebrates PLAG Board Member & Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce

On February 1, we will celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day with Olympic swimmer Kara Lynn Joyce. Kara joined the Play Like a Girl National Board of Directors in 2016 as Chair of the Executive Leadership Council. This Wednesday, Kara will share her story with a fabulous group of panelists at The United State of Women Empowerment Forum on Confidence, Leadership & Playing Like a Girl. The Empowerment Forum will take place at First Tennessee Park, home of the Nashville Sounds, in Nashville, Tennessee from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. CST. The event will also be streamed live on...