Awesome Sports Project

Inspiring girls' and women's voices in sports


Intern Projects

Emily is Her Name, Baseball is Her Game

BY LAUREN LUND | EDITORIAL INTERN You have probably heard of Mo'ne Davis. She is a female former Little League Baseball pitcher from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She pitched for the Little League World Series back in 2014 and made national headlines.... Continue Reading →

My Sports Journey in Photographs

BY OLIVIA SKIBIEL | EDITORIAL INTERN Olivia Skibiel is a junior at Jackson High School in Washington State. Olivia has been playing sports ever since she was 3 years old, including the game she fell in love with: basketball. In... Continue Reading →

Ann’s Voice (Intern Final Project)

BY BETHANY ELDRIDGE | EDITORIAL INTERN When I got an email from Bea Chang, offering me an internship position at the Awesome Sports Project, I was hesitant because as any of my mom fan-base noted from my previous work, I... Continue Reading →

Instilling It Young: Does Sexism in Sports Begin Earlier in Different Countries?

MARIKA KROMBERG | EDITORIAL INTERN I was born in the United States but spent a chunk of my childhood living or travelling to Norway. I’ve spent months of my summers in Peru and Guatemala, integrated into the culture by my... Continue Reading →

Race in the Women’s March on Washington, and Why It Matters to a Basketball Player

BY MARIKA KROMBERG | EDITORIAL INTERN On Saturday morning, the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump, men and women across the United States gathered for the Women’s March on Washington and in other major cities around the world. The... Continue Reading →

“But, You’re a Girl” – Sexist Comments Every Girl Athlete Still Hears (Video)

By Melina Monlux, Editorial Intern Over the course of my time as an Editorial Intern at the Awesome Sports Project, I have been shocked to discover how easy it is to find sexism in sports. As a girl growing up... Continue Reading →

What Do You Think: WNBA Turns 20!

By Allie Morrison, Editorial Intern The Awesome Sports Project is about empowering girls and women athletes with their voices and stories. That mission is not carried on by our writers along. It requires collaboration and exchange of thoughts and ideas... Continue Reading →

Dreaming Big with Maddy Schultz and Mikayla Pivec

By Lily Gustafson A lot of kids -- both girls and boys -- dream of being professional athletes when they grow up. But only a select few can achieve it. Even getting a scholarship at a Division I school is... Continue Reading →

Intern Project Preview: Dreaming Big with Maddy and Mikayla

Lily Gustafson chats with fellow classmates and athletes, Maddy Shultz of Edmonds Woodway High School and Mikayla Pivec of Lynnwood High School, about winning state championships at the ages of 16 and 17, traveling with the women's national team, getting tweeted at by Elena Delle Donne, balancing school and athletics, and living out the dreams of young girls.

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