New Board Members Announced at Play Like a Girl

PRESS RELEASE NEW MEMBERS OF THE PLAY LIKE A GIRL NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS TO STEER NONPROFIT’S EFFORTS TO KEEP GIRLS IN THE GAME NASHVILLE, March 1, 2018 -- Play Like a Girl announced today the 6 new members of its national Board of Directors, which is stacked with leaders who will help guide the organization’s efforts to keep girls from dropping out of sport and physical activity and grow its Play Like a Girl Clubs program to a broader, national audience in middle schools and community centers over the next five years. Members of the Play…


2017 PLAG Annual Meeting & Leadership Retreat

Play Like a Girl's Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Council members are invited to our Annual Meeting & Leadership Retreat to learn about our mission, train to lead, discuss our priorities and set a strategic focus for the new fiscal year. This is an invitation-only event.


New National Board of Directors Announced

NASHVILLE, TN, April 7, 2017 — Play Like a Girl, a Nashville-based 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to advancing the health and empowerment of girls and women through sport and physical activity, today announced its new National Board of Directors and the establishment of its Executive Leadership Council for the 2017-19 term. The new board was elected after a three-month nationwide search supported by ESPNW, Board Source and Board Member Connect. The board will be led by Chair-Elect, Christy Pruitt-Haynes, a human resources executive and Nashville…


United State of Women Empowerment Forum

Join Play Like a Girl and United State of Women for an interactive discussion about the important role that sports play in keeping girls confident, healthy and prepared to be successful leaders. This celebratory forum is an important moment to give voice to leaders blazing trails every day—from athletes and their coaches to executives in the sports industry. The event, commemorating National Girls & Women in Sports Day, seeks to connect attendees with a diverse group of female leaders—successful women who have seen it all—who are eager to…


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…