As we all know, change happens fast these days. When we sat down with feature interviewee Lisa Borders, she was the president of the WNBA, and we discussed her efforts to raise awareness of the athleticism, action and excitement on display at a WNBA game. Borders also talked about what she learned having worked in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
Also in this issue, Mara Gubuan, founder of Equality League, and Minky Worden, director of global initiatives at Human Rights Watch, speak with us about the organization’s focus on advancing women’s rights by eliminating institutional and cultural barriers to sports.
In this issue’s “By the Numbers” infographic, we look at the role of sports in supporting the physical and emotional well-being of girls and highlight the impact team sports can have on helping young women grow into powerful leaders.
As screen time becomes the norm, “play” is shifting from outdoor games and sports to sedentary simulations. Kathleen Tullie, the founder and executive director of BOKS and senior director of social responsibility of Reebok International, spoke with us about her work to help children be more active.
When her husband of 46 years died in 2009, Ella Wall Prichard was unprepared for her journey as a widow. She began writing about the struggles she faced while taking control of her finances, the impact of her husband’s passing on her family and the wisdom she discovered along the way. We had the pleasure of speaking with Prichard about her new book, “Reclaiming Joy: A Primer for Widows.”
Finally, in “Five Questions,” BBH Relationship Manager Allie Flood discusses how her involvement in golf has shaped her leadership abilities, lessons learned from playing the sport and the role of team in the game.