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Kim Turner
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Kim Turner, J.D., is a staff attorney for the Fair Play for Girls in Sports project at the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center. Kim advocates for equality in athletic opportunities for female youth—particularly in low-income communities. She attended Brown University where she played varsity volleyball, winning an Ivy League Championship. Since graduating from Cardozo Law School in New York City, Kim has practiced with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Bay Area Legal Aid.

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Leveling the Playing Field, Without Fear

(4) Comments | Posted February 4, 2015 | 2:00 PM

Members of the U.S. women's soccer team and a coalition of over 60 female international soccer stars recently dropped their lawsuit alleging discrimination at the Women's World Cup in Canada, because female teams are expected to play on inferior artificial turf fields, while men's World Cups, in contrast,...

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Winning Is Taking Part

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2014 | 3:00 PM

"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well." -- Pierre de Coubertin (founder of the modern Olympic Games)

Given the critical role sports can play in the lives of youth -- increasing healthfulness,...

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Getting Girls in the Game Benefits Us All

(5) Comments | Posted October 10, 2013 | 1:00 PM

October 11 marks the second annual International Day of the Girl, and the United Nations' theme this year is "Innovating for Girls' Education." Making girls' sports a priority is exactly the innovation needed to strengthen educational and employment outcomes across the globe.

Female youth who play sports...

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Our Mothers Played Hard and We Won

(4) Comments | Posted May 10, 2013 | 10:40 AM

Most mothers can't help but work hard -- it comes with the child-rearing territory. Yet many great mothers play hard too. To help your daughter be her best, show her what it means to get into the game.

From grandmother to mother to daughter, the women in our family experienced...

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