The Tucker Center and tptMN have collaborated to produce a second documentary, "Media Coverage & Female Athletes," a groundbreaking video featuring research-based information examining the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes. Interviews with sport media scholars and personal stories from award-winning coaches and female athletes explore these issues and dispel the common—and untrue—myths that nobody’s interested in women’s sport and that "sex sells." [LEARN MORE]
We are launching a research series and annual report card with the Alliance of Women Coaches to help increase the number of women in the coaching profession, generate awareness, and start dialogue. To see which NCAA Division-I institutions, sports and conferences receive passing and failing grades, CLICK HERE.
Kane in New York Times on impact of Northwestern football union
MN Athena Leadership Awards invites LaVoi to keynote
LaVoi guests on POPSspot Sports Radio re media coverage and female athletes
Fox 9 News interviews LaVoi on NCAA women’s hockey championship blackout
“Media Coverage & Female Athletes” featuring Noora Raty airs this weekend
Tucker Center’s “Media Coverage and Female Athletes” video rebroadcast
The first of its kind in the world, the Tucker Center is an interdisciplinary research center leading a pioneering effort to examine how sport and physical activity affect the lives of girls and women, their families, and communities.