GladiatHers® Spotlight: Ashton Washington, University of Illinois — Director of High School Relations

Our GladiatHers® Spotlight this week is breaking barriers for women in Football. For the first time in the 130-year history of the University of Illinois Football Program, Ashton Washington was hired as the first full-time female staff member. In pursuit of her passion Washington has made history and forged a path for other GladiatHers seeking […]

Happy National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month! During the month of August, the medical community takes the time to recognize the positive effects of breastfeeding for mothers and children. All month long, people around the world celebrate the amazing benefits of breastfeeding and continue the fight to ensure women have the support they need to breastfeed. Throughout […]

National Women’s Soccer League Heads to Angel City

The National Women’s Soccer League announced last week an expansion team will be coming to Los Angeles. As if bringing professional women soccer to Los Angeles isn’t exciting enough, the roster of women among the ownership group is impressive! The list includes Natalie Portman, Kara Nortman, Julie Uhrman, Uzo Aduba, Jessica Chastain, America Ferrera, Jennifer […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Anna Karefa-Johnson — Overtime, Director of Events and Experiential Marketing

This week our GladiatHers® Spotlight is coming to us from the West Coast! Anna Karefa-Johnson is currently the Director of Events and Experiential Marketing at Overtime, the fastest growing sport network for the next generation. As Director of Events & Experiential Marketing, she is responsible for orchestrating Overtime’s IRL (in real life) presence and leads […]

Same Grind, New Arena: Players Opting out of 2020 WNBA Season

The 2020 WNBA season is set to kick off tomorrow Saturday, July 25th in Bradenton, Florida at IMG Academy. Opening weekend will be dedicated to the Black Lives Matter Movement with all aspects of the game and player uniforms designed to affirm Black Lives Matter, honor victims of police brutality and racial violence. Tip-Off is […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Senior Manager, Special Events at Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium

Today we are featuring the Senior Manager of Special Events at Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, Natalie Clark for our GladiatHers® Spotlight. No stranger to the world of athletics, Clark attended Green Mountain College where she was a student athlete on the lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, softball and tennis team. Clark received her Bachelor’s in […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Shalisa Griffin – Director of Business Development and Events, Greater Orlando Sports Commission

This week we are featuring Shalisa Griffin for our GladiatHers® Spotlight. Griffin is currently the Director of Business Development and Events for the Greater Orlando Sports Commission. Originally, from Newark, New Jersey before making Orlando her hometown, Griffin attended Delaware State University where she obtained her BS in Sport Management. After graduation she continued her […]