Advocacy for Girls and Women in Sport



Leveling the Playing Field for Female Athletes

Our primary focus is Title IX – awareness and education for athletic program administrators, parents, and athletes.





Title IX


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Parents & Athletes

Title IX and College Sports

Title IX and College Sports

Is your school treating women fairly? That’s a good question. Champion Women has taken the athletic department data that colleges and universities report to the Department of Education and made it user-friendly. We’ve crunched the numbers and calculated how far off schools are from gender equality in scholarship dollars, participation opportunities, and benefits (using recruiting spending as a proxy). We’ve given every school a pass/fail grade for each of those categories, and an overall pass/fail grade for each school. Visit the full site for this project: Read here for Champion Women’s Comments to Department of Education, June 10, 2021. A school must pass all three categories to pass overall – because there’s no such thing as “partial” equality. …there’s no such thing as “partial” equality… In the table linked below, you’ll find the numbers and our gender equality assessment for all post-secondary schools that submitted complete EADA data for 2018-2019. It should be noted that the pass/fail indications on this table cannot possibly capture the full picture of Title IX compliance. The data in this table can make it easier to assess whether a school is providing equal participation opportunities and scholarship dollars. The Department of Education’s Title IX regulations require that recipients of Federal financial assistance that operate or sponsor interscholastic, intercollegiate, club or intramural athletics must provide equal athletic opportunities for members of both sexes. This includes: the provision of equipment and supplies; scheduling of games and practice time; travel and per diem allowances; opportunity for coaching and academic tutoring; assignment and compensation of coaches and tutors; provision of locker rooms, and practice and competitive facilities;...
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Richard Lapchick

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Micki King

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