How Sports Help Women Succeed in Business

In 1976, Yale's female crew team marched into the office of the school's P.E. director and stripped, revealing "Title IX" painted across their chests and backs.

Title IX was a revolutionary piece of legislation which mandated that no federally-funded school could discriminate on the basis of sex. Yale didn't have a women's locker room in 1976, and that, the crew team said, was illegal.