Sports Business Journal Announces Game Changers Class of 2020

In 2011, to honor Women in Sports Business the Sports Business Journal created Game Changers to “tell the stories of women in the sports business – women with broad deep and varied responsibilities and oversight who contribute to the success of the industry in multiple ways.” These women are progressive, leaders, innovators, trailblazers and change […]

Jeanie Buss Becomes the First Female Owner to Win an NBA Championship

Following Sunday night’s victory against the Miami Heat for the 2020 NBA Championship Title, Jeanie Buss becomes the first female controlling owner to lead an NBA franchise to a championship. Buss took over as the controlling owner, serving as the Los Angeles Lakers President in 2017. The Lakers win on Sunday is marked by many […]

Sports Illustrated Recognizes the Most Powerful, Most Influential and Most Outstanding Women in Sports Right Now

Sports Illustrated releases The Unrelenting List honoring women in sport who are speaking out, setting the bar and making a difference. On the list of honorees, you will find athletes, activists, executives, coaches and more. Women from different walks of life, diverse backgrounds, and a variety of sports, but all changing the game in their […]

Liv. Run. Soar. GladiatHers® Partners with VCPM, Inc to Sponsor Women of Color to Become Certified Run Coaches

There is NO limit to what we are capable of achieving. As women we are examples to the young girls in the world whether they are directly or indirectly a part of our lives. With this mission in mind along with the goal to empower women Vanessa C. Peralta-Mitchell, owner of VCPM, Inc. is creating […]

Gracie Trotter Makes History as the First Woman to Win ARCA-Sanctioned Race

In the 68-year history of ARCA Racing, the highest finish for a female has been second. Only 19 years old, North Carolina native Gracie Trotter made history this past weekend. Trotter became the first woman driver to win an ARCA race. Exceeding her own expectations Trotter’s win is even more special because this is just […]

Former GladiatHers® Panelist To Star On The Amazing Race

LaVonne Idlette who served as a panelist at the 2nd Annual GladiatHer® Women in Sports Empowerment Summit In January has taken her talents to The Amazing Race 32! Idlette is Olympic Athlete who is an Experienced Executive and Brand Development Consultant and Advisor with a demonstrated history of building multimillion-dollar alternative asset portfolios, real estate […]

Maya Gabeira Breaks Guinness World Record for the Largest Wave Surfed By a Woman

Starting her professional surfing career in 2004 at the mere age of 17, years later Maya Gabeira continues to make waves in the surfing world! Gabeira initially set the world record back in 2018 riding a 68 foot wave. This time around the Brazilian surfer beat her previous record by five and a half feet, […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Jessica Barquero — Coordinator of Leadership Programming and Events

Our GladiatHers Spotlight this week is a Miami native making her mark in Missouri with Women Leaders in College Sports. Jessica Barquero joined Women Leaders in College Sports in 2018 as the Leadership Programming, Education, & Events Intern and moved her way up to Coordinator of Leadership Programing & Events. Barquero oversees and executes all […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Stacy Griner — Franchise Owner of Kika Stretch Studios, Atlanta

Life is Short, Stretch it Out! This week’s GladiatHers Spotlight is Stacy Griner, Franchise Owner of Kika Stretch Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Kika Stretch Studios was founded by Hakika Wise in 2011 in Montclair, New Jersey as the first assisted stretching studio concept. In 2018, when Wise began franchising, the midtown Atlanta Studio now run […]

Naomi Osaka Wins Second U.S. Open Title and Uses Platform To Speak Out On Social Injustices

Naomi Osaka wins 2020 U.S. Open Title while rallying for social justice and paying tribute to Kobe Bryant. Osaka rallied over Victoria Azarenka to win her 2nd U.S. Open. Although things started off rocky for Osaka, she was able to regain control of the match for the ultimate victory. Only 22, Osaka is already a […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Chanelle Reynolds — Director of Group Sales, Washington Football Team

NFL Executive, Success and Personal Growth Advocate, Author and Entrepreneur, this week’s GladiatHers® Spotlight is breaking glass ceilings in heels. Chanelle Reynolds is currently the Director of Group Sales for the Washington Football Team. Reynolds was only with the organization for one year before being promoted to this role where she leads the growth of […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Leah Howard — PhD Student and Counselor

From college athlete, to working adult, to present PhD student, Leah Howard is this week’s GladiatHers® Spotlight. Howard is currently a graduate student working towards her PhD in Counselor Education. She has a passion for teaching and counseling, currently teaching master’s level counseling students at Mercer University. In addition to this role, Howard is the […]

8/24 — Honoring Kobe Bryant

In 2016, the Los Angeles City Council dubbed August 24th Kobe Bryant Day to commemorate the two jersey numbers he wore during his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Today, 8.24, nearly seven months since the heartbreaking loss of Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven other friends, we honor and remember the basketball great, […]

WNBA Superstar and Olympian Sue Bird Speaks Out – ‘Our lives are political’

Seattle Storm star Sue Bird, speaks out on female athletes being told to “stick to sports”. One of the many outspoken players in the WNBA, Bird is not backing down. On the “Old Man and the Three” Podcast, Bird discusses how female athletes have tried to stick to sports but nobody would let them. Bird […]

From Golf to Motherhood: Stacy Lewis pens a heartfelt letter to young daughter

Could I play competitive golf at the highest level and be a good mom? Stacy Lewis asked herself this question after finding out she was pregnant with her daughter Chesnee. In an open letter to her daughter, Lewis shares about her journey from golf to motherhood.  She went from only being focused on her golf game, […]