The Women's Gridiron Foundation engages young women in highly innovative, gender equitable programs through the vehicle of sport, primarily american football. We educate, connect and empower young women around the world to a place of greater self-worth and healthy self-esteem while simultaneously increasing awareness of the women's game on a global scale.
WGF supports girls and young women worldwide in believing that they can achieve their dreams - with dignity, self-respect and fearlessness.
WGF Announces the
Woman of the Year Award
The Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of this annual monetary award which recognizes excellence in community service.
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WGF TO HOST FIRST EVER EVENT IN NEW YORK CITY
September 3-7th, 2020
Aviator Sports and Events Center
Announced March 19, 2019 - New York City
WGF to host first ever international women's tackle football tournament on U.S. Soil over Labor Day holiday, September 3 - 7, 2020 in Brooklyn, NY at Aviator Sports and Events Center.
Exclusive Major Sponsor - NYU Langone Health
Women's Football-USA Football
TAASA - Break The Box
Hard Work - It's Worth it! PSA
Diversity is Our Strength PSA
H.K. Poet - Let Her Play PSA
It's More Than a Game
"TACKLE THE WORLD - Tough Game, Tougher Women" is a documentary look at the second-ever Women's tackle football World Championships held in Vantaa, Finland in 2013.
Women from six countries competed in a world tournament that crowned a record-setting champion. It also marked another shift in the evolution of female team sports. The challenges and barriers these women have had to overcome to participate at the highest level of their sport will inspire and move you to action.
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