CASE SELECTIONS

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black women in gymnastics

In the wake of Simone Biles’s pacesetting achievements, DWC explores the history of African American women’s gymnastics participation, defines barriers to diverse representation in high level gymnastics, and proposes potential paths to rectify gymnastics access inequity. This case study examines the career and impact of the late elite gymnast and 2021 USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame inductee Dianne Durham, as a launchpad for diversity in the sport.

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kim ng's rise

Kim Ng’s career success is the marvel of women and girls the world over – the MLB’s first woman general manager. The racial and gender biases she overcame may account for the long delay in her rise to the top. “Long. Time. Coming: The Inspiring Story of Kim Ng’s Rise to Become the MLB’s First Woman General Manager” is an academic case study exploring Ng’s career and the leadership qualities we can all learn to follow her example of perseverance.

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the legacy of doug williams

Explore the impact of Doug Williams’ legacy in collegiate and professional football on racial disparities in sports. This case study provides a look into some of the historical and present-day challenges facing HBCU student-athletes and uses an overview of Williams’ career to shed light on statistical insights to inspire solutions.

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