94% of women in the C-suite have a sports background yet*, 1 in 4 girls are not committed to returning to play
*Where will you find your next leader? EY and espnW, 2015
1 in 3 girls leaves sport by late adolescence
Canadian Women and Sport, Rally Report, 2020
By comparison, the dropout rate for teenage boys the same age is only 1 in 10. And now, during the pandemic, recent research indicates that 1 in 4 girls are not committed to returning to play. For greater clarity, imagine every girl in the province of Alberta between 6-18 years of age, does not play sport (Canadian Women and Sport, Pandemic Impact on Girls In Sport, 2021).
This is why for #GivingTuesday we are asking for your continued support in making our work possible in 2022.
“I am thrilled to be part of this new generation of women athletes who can help inspire girls to dream big, build their confidence, and succeed in all aspects of their lives.
This is why I am asking you to support Fast and Female this November and for #GivingTuesday. For a national girls’ charity, they do a lot with very little. Every donation makes a difference”