Join the Gabelli School of Business Sports Business Initiative for this upcoming event in the DEI and Sports Virtual Series.
Guest Speaker: Kara Goucher, former Olympic distance runner, current NBC Track and Field Commentator and Co-Founder of the Clean Sport Collective.
Join the Gabelli School of Business Sports Business Initiative for this upcoming event in the DEI and Sports Virtual Series
About this Event
Kara Goucher was one of this country’s elite track stars. While a part of a running team sponsored by Nike, she saw the dark side of the sport. Coaches pushed the limits of anti-doping rules, creating a culture of abuse and a level of misogyny that was unreported unless she and other female athletes went public.
Kara will discuss:
• Challenges of being a female runner
• Why doping and coaching abuse were tolerated
• What can be done to change the culture of elite running
• The actions (or inactions) of track governing bodies regarding the issues of doping and coaching abuse
This event is open to all members of the Fordham Community and to the public.
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