We Need More Female Leaders in Olympic Sports

On International Women’s Day last week, it became alarmingly clear (once again) that gender parity doesn’t exist at the highest levels of Olympic sports. Take track and field, for example, where the gender split among elite athletes is 50/50 and prize money is largely equal, but women only occupy 22 percent of the positions on the the sport’s global boardroom. As a small consolation, a few athletic federations took the occasion as an opportunity to call themselves out, and show the world how they plan to fix it—even if it takes years to do so.

More information: https://www.outsideonline.com/2289641/we-need-more-female-leaders-olympic-sports

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