The Council to Empower Women and Girls Through Sport


U.S. forward Abby Wambach meets some potential future members of Japan's national soccer team.

Leading American women in sports are working to support the Department’s efforts to empower women and girls globally. Whether it’s on the softball diamond, on the basketball court, in the newsroom, in the classroom or on the soccer field, they are using the tools necessary to engage, inspire, and empower women and girls worldwide to pursue their potential.

The members of the Council are: