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Brandi Chastain Talks Girls’ Sports, Leadership and Why Being “Bossy” is a Good Thing
In 1999, Brandi Chastain became famous for, well, ripping her shirt off. That spontaneous celebration after delivering her World Cup-winning penalty kick inspired a new generation of girls to take up the sport of soccer. It was a significant moment for women not just in soccer, but in all pro sports An Olympic champion, sports commentator, author and coach, Chastain is still encouraging girls to reap the benefits of sport through her organization, Bay Area Women’s Sports Initiative (BAWSI), which pairs kids in underserved communities with athlete volunteers from local colleges and high schools. Why do you think, with so much momentum behind