DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION

In this section, we tackle some of the toughest topics in sport, from gender and identity to race and other social issues. It's our hope that by better understanding the socio-cultural issues facing the world of sport today, we can inspire lasting change for the better.

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DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION
  • JEN SOUTHALL | Advocacy For Rights of Disabled Athletes

    Jen Southall is a strategist for inclusion and equity of disabled athletes. She is currently the running back and center back for the Oregon Ravens of the WNFC and the only deaf player on the roster. Jen has played a variety of sports and she provides insight into the experience of a deaf athlete...

  • SAM HEYS | Award-winning Author and Journalist P1

    As a journalist living through the beginning of integration of black Americans into education and athletics, Heys witnessed history daily. From education to athletics, Heys was at the scene for integration of black Americans in the South. Of all the memorable stories Heys got to experience, the l...

  • RACE IN SPORT

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    When discussing the social side of sport, it's impossible to ignore the conversation around race. Here, we define issues associated with race and racism, and bring you content from experts, coaches and athletes that address how we can make the world of sport more equitable and inclusive of all pe...

  • GENDER IN SPORT

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    Explore conversations around equality issues in this gender-focused content. Learn about the different perspectives and how to lead with empathy and understanding from these ever-growing conversations around gender.

  • SPECIALIZATION, SOCIALIZATION, & IDENTITY

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    Here, we break down complex theories around socialization and identity. We focus heavily on expert content around youth sports and developing young athletes.