Empowering Women in Sports: Vice President Kamala Harris Hosts Influential Women at Her Residence for Women’s History Month

Vice President Kamala Harris Welcomes Women’s Sports Leaders, Owners, and Athletes, Including Billie Jean King

Vice President Kamala Harris recently hosted a gathering of some of the most influential women in sports at her residence, celebrating Women’s History Month. The event, organized in collaboration with the Women’s Sports Foundation, featured a diverse group of guests including league commissioners, team owners, athletic directors, and athletes.

During her speech at the event, Harris emphasized the importance of providing equitable opportunities in sports for young women. She spoke about the impact that the work of these powerful women has on people of all genders and shared advice from her mother, who encouraged her to be a trailblazer and pave the way for others to follow. Harris urged the women in attendance to define themselves and not let others dictate their worth.

Some of the notable guests at the event included Paralympian and Women’s Sports Foundation President, Scout Bassett; National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner, Jessica Berman; Las Vegas Aces President, Nikki Fargas; Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner, Darcie Kassewitz; North Carolina Courage President, Francie Gottsegen; and Atlanta Dream owner, Renee Montgomery. Many of these powerful women took selfies at Harris’ residence to commemorate the special day.

The gathering served as a testament to the progress that has been made in the world of athletics and ongoing fight for gender equality. Harris celebrated Women’s History Month by highlighting the importance of empowering women in all fields and inspiring future female leaders in sports.

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