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Allison Woodward, Special to Advertising Week Since writing her ESPN feature on the tragic suicide of Penn runner Madison Holleran, I’ve admired Kate Fagan’s bold voice as a reporter. The genius of WNBA president Lisa Borders and the bravery of Paralympic bronze medalist Amy Purdy have inspired me to raise my own voice and to do my part to improve how female athletes are viewed, treated and sponsored.
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