National Girls and Women in Sports Day

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When Celebrated

Always the first Wednesday of February


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About the Holiday

National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) celebrates girls' and women's participation and achievements in sports and helps to raise awareness about providing balanced and equal sporting activities for females. This holiday originated from a single event in Washington D.C. in 1987 to honor Olympic volleyball star Flow Hyman. It has since grown into a nationwide celebration. The Washington D.C. festivity is organized by five organizations for girls and women -- Girls' Incorporated, Girl Scouts of the USA, National Association for Girls and Women in Sport, National Women's Law Center and the Women’s Sports Foundation.

Gift Guidelines

  • Sports equipment
  • Attend a women's sporting event
  • Memorabilia from a women's sporting team or a women's sports figure
  • Movie about a girl or women athlete

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