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Celebrating Title IX: Meg Waldron

Meg Waldron is a sport psychology consultant and running coach. She owns her own practice, Meg Waldron Mental Performance, where she supports athletes and individuals from youth to post-collegiate to achieve success through effective mental skills training. “I was born at the right time, in the right place, with the right people,” Meg shares while […]

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Celebrating Title IX: Dr. Amy Giddings

Dr. Amy Giddings currently serves as a Professor and Department Chair of Temple University’s Sport and Recreation Management program, Academic Director of the Master of Science in Sport Business, and Assistant Director of the Sport Industry Research Center (SIRC). Prior to her career in sport, Dr. Giddings saw herself as an athlete for as long as […]

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Celebrating Title IX: Lisa Meeden

Title IX, arguably one of the most significant pieces of civil rights legislation in America’s history, reached its 50th anniversary in June. Throughout the year, the Collaborative will highlight the significant contributions of Philadelphia women who have left their mark on the sports world and in the lives of many. This month’s feature is Lisa […]

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Celebrating Title IX: Kristin Lepley

Title IX, arguably one of the most significant pieces of civil rights legislation in America’s history, reached its 50th anniversary in June. Throughout the year, the Collaborative will highlight the significant contributions of Philadelphia women who have left their mark on the sports world and in the lives of many. This month’s feature is Kristin […]

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CHOP Primary Care Perspectives Podcast Episode 129: Mental, Emotional, Social and Physical Health with Beth Devine

Our executive director, Beth Devine sat with Dr. Katie Lockwood, MD, MEd from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia for their Primary Care Perspectives podcast. In this episode, Beth discusses our work surrounding sports-based youth development plus advice on how pediatricians can encourage kids to participate in sports programs. Click Here to Listen

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Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX: Denise Dillon

Title IX, arguably one of the most significant pieces of civil rights legislation in America’s history, reached its 50th anniversary in June. Throughout the year, the Collaborative will highlight the significant contributions of Philadelphia women who have left their mark on the sports world and in the lives of many. This month’s feature is Denise […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX: Ameena Soliman

To celebrate this historic anniversary, the Collaborative will continue to highlight the significant contributions of Philadelphia women who have left their mark on the sports world and in the lives of many. This month’s feature is Ameena Soliman, Philadelphia Eagles Pro Scout. Ameena Soliman’s relationship with sport developed while watching football with family and friends […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX: Isabel Bohn

To celebrate this historical anniversary, the Collaborative will continue to highlight the significant contributions of Philadelphia women who have left their mark on the sports world and in the lives of many. This month’s feature is Isabel Bohn, founder and executive director of the Pennsylvania Center for Adapted Sports. Growing up in Germany as a […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX: Deirdre Kane

To celebrate this historical anniversary, the Collaborative will continue to highlight the significant contributions of Philadelphia women who have left their mark on the sports world and in the lives of many. This month’s feature is West Chester basketball icon, Deirdre Kane, former West Chester women’s basketball coach. Deirdre Kane is the winningest basketball coach […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX: Dr. Nikki Franke

June 23, 2022, will mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX, arguably one of the most significant pieces of civil rights legislation in America’s history. To celebrate this historical anniversary, the Collaborative will be highlighting the significant contributions of Philadelphia women who have left their mark on the sports world and in the lives of […]

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2022 Newsletters

View all of the Collaborative’s newsletters for past stories and updates about our work

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November Coaches Corner: Christina Ferrara

Christina Ferrara has been coaching lacrosse for over 8 years now and currently coaches at Olney Elementary for Harlem Lacrosse Philadelphia. Christina shares that she became a coach because she wanted to share her journey and passion for lacrosse and create the same opportunities she gained while playing lacrosse for her players. She explains that […]

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