Sarah Thomas made history as the first woman in NFL history to officiate a Super Bowl. Before she began her football officiating journey, Thomas played in a men’s basketball league. In an interview on NBC’s “TODAY,”Thomas said that a pastor pushed her out of a church league. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
Sarah Thomas is set to make history as the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl game. Thanks to a uniform change this season, she’ll be allowed to wear her hair in a ponytail. Prior to 2020, Thomas had to wear her hair tucked into a cap. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
A woman will officiate the Super Bowl for the first time in NFL history this year. Sarah Thomas, who became the NFL’s first full-time female referee in 2015, will act as down judge in next month’s Super Bowl LV. The 47-year-old was also the first woman to officiate a major […]
2020 has been an unprecedented year on many fronts, and women’s sports are no exception. From the Marlins’ Kim Ng and the 49ers’ Katie Sowers to Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller and Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu, women in sports shattered glass ceilings and achieved countless firsts this year. The NWSL made history as […]
Vanderbilt Commodores women’s soccer goalkeeper-turned-kicker Sarah Fuller became the first female to play and score in a Power 5 college football game. Fuller’s historic stint with the team has come to an end, but her Vanderbilt uniform is safely enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame. Fuller called the […]
Vanderbilt Commodores women’s soccer goalkeeper-turned-kicker became the first female to score in a Power-5 college football game on Saturday. The 21-year-old insisted after Saturday’s game that she earned her playing time and that the decision to put her in the game “wasn’t [about] if I was a girl or not.” […]
Sarah Fuller made history as the first woman to participate in a major Division I college football game when she kicked for the short-staffed Vanderbilt Commodores. The starting goalkeeper for the school’s women’s soccer team did not showcase her full leg strength during the game, as she only delivered a […]
Becky Hammon was honoured with a giant building-side mural painted by Sebastien Boileau in San Antonio that features a young version of herself looking up at who she has become. In a video from 60 Second Docs, the San Antonio Spurs assistant coach and former WNBA superstar visits the mural, […]
Business Insider spoke with Michelle Ryan, a social and organizational psychologist at the University of Exeter, the researcher who helped coin the phrase the “glass cliff.” The “glass cliff” is the research-backed phenomenon where a woman or person of colour is promoted to a senior leadership position during a difficult […]
Elena Donio helms legal-talent marketplace Axiom, which refers to itself as “the future of law,” and previously helped run SAP Concur – yet still encounters sexism. Donio makes it her priority to mentor other women and encourage girls to get ahead at work. Along with calling out sexism when she […]
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