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MEET STREET SOCCER USA

For nearly 10 years now Street Soccer USA has been breaking boundaries in the world of soccer. Just this year alone, for the first time, 10 girls came together from six different US cities to travel to Doha, Qatar and represent the Street Soccer USA National Girls Team in exhibition matches surrounding the 2022 Street […]

Players with Gonzo Soccer in Mexico receive a shipment of bras in April 2018. Photo by The Sports Bra Project

MEET THE SPORTS BRA PROJECT

Photo: Players with Gonzo Soccer in Mexico receive a shipment of bras in April 2018. Photo by The Sports Bra Project. The Sports Bra Project works to remove barriers to sports participation for women and girls around the world by providing new sports bras to organizations and programs operating in countries and communities where opportunities […]

A photo from a Goal Click series at the 2019 Women's World Cup of Alex Morgan and Rose Lavelle sitting in their uniforms in a blow up pool with water.

MEET GOAL CLICK

Goal Click finds people from around the world to tell real stories about their lives and football communities, through analogue photography, short film, and their own words. From civil war survivors in Sierra Leone to high school heroes in Japan and superstar teammates in France, Goal Click brings you untold stories, from the grassroots to […]

MEET SOUTH BRONX UNITED

South Bronx United uses soccer as a vehicle for social change, combining athletics with academic support, college access, mentoring, immigration legal services, and more. Since launching in 2009, SBU has reached over 10,000 students and has accumulated a 100% high school graduation rate, a 94% college matriculation rate, and 74 bachelor degrees (held by SBU Academy Grads)! […]

The Football For The World Foundation envisions a world where all children have access to food, education and sport. In Canada, the US, and abroad, youth face many barriers to participation in sport. While these barriers take different forms in different places, FFTW works closely with communities to overcome each set of unique challenges. Their […]

Kickoff Coffee Co. logo – an orange soccer ball above two green leaves next to the words "Kickoff" and "Coffee" and abbreviation of "company"

MEET KICKOFF COFFEE CO.

Founded by soccer people for soccer people, Kickoff Coffee is the drink that fuels the Women in Soccer network, and specifically, our Coffee & Progress events. Partnering with Kickoff Coffee Co. was an easy decision for the WIS team; they are women-founded, women-led, supported by allyship, philanthropic in spirit and rooted in growing access to […]

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MEET PIXSTORY  Pixstory is a new social media platform committed to transparency, integrity and the spread of fact-based information. Pixstory addresses a critical gap in existing social media spaces by creating a platform that is reliable, safe, and evidence-based. What makes Pixstory such a trailblazer in the social space is that the platform uses a […]

WIS x EQUALITY SUMMIT 2022 RECAP

That’s a wrap on the Women in Soccer London adventure! Our squad had an incredible time joining Equal Playing Field at their second Equality Summit. The 2-day event brought together sports leaders from around the world to review challenges and opportunities in women’s soccer. We were fueled to bring “WIS Guided Networking” to the summit […]

WIS x WIF #ReclaimTheGame x #GetOnside

Reclaim: To take back something that was yours. Soccer is the world’s game and that means it belongs to every single person. Our #ReclaimTheGame General Council brought together a trailblazing group of industry leaders earlier in 2022 who shared diverse expertise on how we can work together to create a safer and more inclusive soccer industry. By […]

USL and Women in Soccer at the annual USL Winter Summit

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“The USL’s partnership with Women In Soccer shows the league’s understanding that in order to grow the game in the United States, systemic racism, gender bias and homophobia must be addressed,” said Courtney Carroll Levinsohn, Founder of Women in Soccer. “Together, we will shape soccer in America by collaborating on anti-discrimination initiatives, safe reporting policies […]