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Julie Foudy

Women's World Cup Succeeds in Spite of FIFA

Jennifer Matt | Posted 06.30.2016 | Sports
Jennifer Matt

The Women's World Cup has been successful, yet FIFA's approach to managing the women's game leaves a lot of room for improvement. In most cases, the best approach for FIFA would be to simply run the Women's World Cup like they run the Men's World Cup.

Travis Waldron

Julie Foudy Says More Transparency Is Needed In Women's Soccer | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports

The U.S. Women’s National Team has yet to lose at the 2015 Women’s World Cup, pushing through to the quarterfinals with three wins and a draw to i...

Ready to Live a Richer Life With Others?

Kare Anderson | Posted 12.03.2014 | Books
Kare Anderson

What ties these stories together is how imperfect people can make courageous choices to accomplish more in all parts of their life by have those parts feed each other rather than foment conflict.

Julie Foudy: I'm Taking a Stand for My Friend Amy, Who Taught Me the Value of Different

Julie Foudy | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Julie Foudy

My experience as a woman in sports and my relationship with Amy have both taught me so much about seeing the value of different, whether or not society is ready to acknowledge or embrace it.

LA FEST Uses Soccer to Bring Communities Together

Ross Szabo | Posted 05.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Ross Szabo

It may seem unimaginable to witness an event that brings together HIV and AIDS education in Africa, bone marrow transplants, celebrities and soccer for people of all ages. That's what happened, however, at LAFEST last Sunday.

Nike: Why Are They "Men's Shoes"?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports
Soraya Chemaly

Question: If girls and women can "fit" into "men's shoes," if they are "game" doing so, if they like them, if they earn money to pay for them, if the...

My Amazing Olympic Experience

Jackie Schaefer | Posted 10.18.2012 | Teen
Jackie Schaefer

I leave London as a 13-year-old girl who has experienced the Olympics for the first time. Eight years from now, I dream to be a 21-year-old participating in the games.

From the Slums of Mumbai to the London Summer Olympics

Gulafsha Kumrulhoda Ansari | Posted 07.02.2012 | Teen
Gulafsha Kumrulhoda Ansari

I live in Mahim, an area in Mumbai, India that is part of the Dharavi slum. But I know that with hard work and focus, I have what it takes to break out of my circumstances and grow and live better.

The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Amanda Christianson | Posted 06.10.2012 | Teen
Amanda Christianson

The program I started, Cleats for Kids, has collected and donated over 700 pairs of cleats and sneakers to kids in Haiti, and I don't plan to stop any time soon.

Sports for Peace and Development: the Beyond Sports Summit

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Tim Jahnigen

Project GreenHands (India) has mobilized over one million rural people through sports to plant and nurture 8.2 million trees in a part of India threatened by disaster from global warming.

Soccer in South Side Chicago--in the Company of Heroes

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tim Jahnigen

We had the great opportunity to work with Olympic women's soccer legend Julie Foudy and GoGirlGo! Chicago to give 50 balls away to a local league of the American Youth Soccer Organization.