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Event Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 7:00 pm

Title IX Over Time

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Title IX, WBUR, in partnership with the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, will host a conversation about the impact of Title IX and the work that remains to be done when it comes to equality and sports. Robin Young, co-host of Here & Now will introduce the evening Sports and Society reporter Shira Springer will moderate the panel discussion featuring:

  • Swin Cash, director of player development, New York Liberty; WNBA champion (2003, 2006, and 2010); Olympic gold medalist in women’s basketball (2004 and 2012); NCAA Champion (University of Connecticut, 2000 and 2002)
  • Maura Healey, attorney general, Commonwealth of Massachusetts; former college and professional basketball player
  • Angela Ruggiero, member of the International Olympic Committee; Olympic gold medalist (1998), silver medalist (2002 and 2010), and bronze medalist (2006) in women’s ice hockey; four-time gold medalist and seven-time silver medalist, Women’s World Ice Hockey Championships; national champion, American Women’s College Hockey Alliance (Harvard, 1999); cofounder and managing director, Sports Innovation Lab

This even is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Click here to register.


Please join us on May 16, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at the Schlesinger Library for a reception for the exhibition, “Playing Fair?: Title IX at 45.” The exhibition will be open until 7 p.m. on that day.

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