Athletes Unlimited Co-founders Jon Patricof and Jonathan Soros will be honored with the Champion(s) for Equality Award at the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) Annual Salute to Women in Sports® on Thursday evening.
The award, presented by TIAA, acknowledges an individual or organization that shows unwavering commitment to gender equality and to the advancement of girls and women in sports.
“Jonathan and I are deeply humbled and grateful to receive the Champion for Equality Award,” said Patricof. “From day one, Athletes Unlimited has been built by, with, and for athletes to create a more equitable and inclusive model for professional sports. We are proud to be advancing this mission every day and to work with committed partners like the Women’s Sports Foundation towards our shared goal of creating new opportunities for girls and women – on and off the field of play.”
Others being honored include United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Chief Executive of Professional Tennis and Tournament Director of the US Open, Stacey Allaster (Billie Jean King Leadership Award), and University of Washington runner and Indigenous people’s advocate, Rosalie Fish (Wilma Rudolph Courage Award).
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