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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
5 Reasons Female Athletes are Good Business Hires
E&Y "Playing to Win" Panel
The notion that female athletes are good business hires was reinforced recently when I spent the morning with an amazing group of women for the Ernst & Young Thought Center Webcast: Playing to Win. The group consisted of leaders and businesswomen that ranged from entrepreneur to philanthropist, and financial powerhouse to trailblazer. It was international and diverse, but we all had one thing in common: Sport. Most of us played sport, and all of us believe that sport is an important tool for girls in terms of development, educational opportunity, confidence, self-esteem, and career.
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Women who participate in sports are:
Goal oriented. Women who played sports, whether they were team or individual, understand setting goals and working to achieve them.