• Fago Franklin III

The 35th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day will be virtual Feb.3

New York- Despite the pandemic still going on, the Women's Sports Foundation will be holding their annual event virtually.


With increased COVID-19 cases still happening around the globe, the WSF has decided to celebrate their 35th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day by going virtual on Feb. 3. It will be a fun, inspiring, and motivated day for women across the globe.


For the first time ever, Girls Fest will be held, which will inspire young women to go after their dreams and encourage them to overcome any obstacles that will get in there way. Participants will include: Phaidra Knight, World Rugby Hall of Famer and WSF President, LaChina Robinson, award-winning basketball analyst; Meryl Davis, Two-time Olympic Ice Dancing gold medalist; Aja Evans, Olympic Bobsled bronze medalist; Natasha Hastings, Two-time Olympic Track & Field gold medalist; Nicole Heavirland, USA Women’s Rugby Sevens team gold medalist; Sophia Herzog, Paralympic Swimming silver medalist; Jessica Long, 23-time Paralympic Swimming medalist; Tatyana McFadden, 17-time Paralympic medalist & 24 Major Marathon wins; Naya Tapper, USA Women’s Rugby Sevens team gold medalist, and much more.


The event will be free to the public and will be streaming on the WSF YouTube channel.


For more information, check out https://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/get-involved/ngwsd/2021-girls-fest/