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.
One year ago, Madison Holleran, a student at the University of Pennsylvania, jumped to her death from a Philadelphia parking garage, leaving behind a note and gifts for members of… READ ON
As women’s collegiate basketball is on the verge of crowning its 2016 national champion, the NCAA Tournament does not end the basketball conversation; rather it shifts toward the professional level – the WNBA. The league is entering...
Before beautiful University of Pennsylvania freshman Madison Holleran committed suicide last January 17 at just 19 years old, she smiled with gal pals and family members in sweet Instagram snaps.… READ ON
Last month, ESPN shared the heartbreaking story of University of Pennsylvania student Madison Holleran. Holleran was a freshman and track athlete at the university who died by suicide -- and now, the world is hearing what happened. ...