SHARP Center pres.
Persistence Pays Off: How Women Athletes Changed the Game at the University of Michigan
This panel will celebrate the tenacious, passionate female student-athletes at Michigan, both before and after Title IX, who persisted toward equality and changed the game for the future of women’s athletics. Current female student-athletes will have the chance to interview some of the women who came before them at this important event.
Reception to follow.
Former athlete panelists include:
Melanie Weaver Barnett (Cross-Country 1979-82; Track/Field 1980-83)
Sara Flom Goldstein (Gymnastics 1977-80)
Jane Nixon (Field Hockey 1983-86)
Leslie Spicer Williams (Basketball 1987-90)
Historical overview by Sheryl Szady, PhD.
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