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Title IX in Action

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this milestone legislation, we asked Obama Administration staffers to share photos that highlight how playing sports helped shape their lives

It's been 40 years since Title IX evened the playing field for young women and girls in academics and athletics throughout our education system. To celebrate this important milestone and the impact it's had on countless lives, we asked some female leaders across the Obama Administration to share a favorite picture that expresses how getting a chance to compete has helped them reach their own dreams.