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Billie Jean King

Game, Set, Match! Talking Tennis with Martina Navratilova

With the U.S. Open in full swing, we sat down with upcoming MAKER and tennis legend Martina Navratilova to talk a little tennis.  Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Billie Beats Bobby

  In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as told through the personal stories of our MAKERS. Today we highlight Billie Jean King and her unforgettable win over Bobby Riggs in 1973's "Battle of the Sexes." Read More »

Happy Birthday, Billie Jean King!

It's not only Thanksgiving, it's MAKER Billie Jean King's birthday!   For Billie Jean King, tennis started out as a passion. Eventually, it became her life. But it wasn’t until her way of life was interrupted that she became the women’s advocate that she is today. And so today, on her birthday, we want to honor her by recognizing five of her most notable accomplishments in the world of sports. Read More »

5 Views on Title IX

Title IX celebrates its 40th anniversary this Saturday, and we have been taking this opportunity to examine the lasting impact of this groundbreaking legislation. Read More »

5 Views on Coming Out

Coming out as gay is an inherently public act, but the events and emotions that lead to being open about your sexual orientation, are often kept very private. Read More »

5 Views on Forging Change

This week for 5 Views, we’re talking about forging change.  Read More »