This year, February 7, 2018 is the national observance of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. In honor of this event celebrating the achievements, contributions, and milestones of girls and women in sports, we put together a list of books, documentaries, and other media to recognize the importance of empowering girls and women through sports.

Check out our recommendations below! 

(These are not ads - we genuinely love these pieces and wanted to share them with our LEAD Fam!).




This tennis icon paved the way for women in sports | Billie Jean King by TED Talks

Elizabeth Beisel on her balanced diet with Milk

This post was written by contributing writer Mary Motch. Mary is a sophomore at the College of William & Mary and specializes in sprint freestyle, butterfly, and backstroke.