Here’s Why Women Who Play Sports are More Successful
By Beth Brooke-Marciniak, Fortune.com, February 4, 2016
EY research shows that among senior business women in the C-suite today, 94% played sports and over half played at a university level — suggesting a strong correlation between their success in sports and their success in business.
Where will you find your next leader?
By EY and espnW
We’re all fighting the war for talent. But there’s another war taking place: the fight for gender parity. And women aren’t winning – expect when you introduce sport as a lever to vault women onto that level playing field.
Why More Girls Should Play Sports
By Helen Drinan, Huffington Post, October 23, 2015
A proven option is engaging more girls and young women in athletics. In sports, regardless of the level, athletes acquire valuable life skills that can help them succeed in school and beyond. Student athletes learn the science and art of mastering a skill through discipline, how to work in teams, and risk-taking. Another important experience for athletes is learning to manage winning and losing. The latter, perhaps, is one of the most valuable lessons any leader can learn.