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For over 25 years BWSF has been a national organization that provides youth programming to children and facilitates the development of resources for and about women of color in sports.
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    Black Women in Sport Foundation

    Established in 1992, the Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase the involvement of black women and girls in all aspects of sport, including athletics, coaching and administration. BWSF’s work, however, is not limited to black women and girls, enrolling girls and boys in programs conducted throughout the city of Philadelphia and surrounding areas. More>>

    BWSF Programs

    Since its inception, the Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) has offered educational and athletic instruction to girls, with a particular focus on those attending schools located in disenfranchised neighborhoods in the Philadelphia area. While fencing, tennis, lacrosse, golf, soccer and softball are areas of specialization, they are not the only sports utilized in our programs. More>>

    BWSF Sheroes

    Myrtle Leary Thompson Koger - Educator & Lover of Tennis

    Myrtle Leary Thompson Koger, the daughter of the late Annie Mitchell Leary was born May 12, 1926 in Somerset, Pa. At an early age, Myrtle and her younger sister Ramona became a part of Frannie and George William Thompson’s family. Among the youngest of the seven Thompson children, Myrtle loved the great outdoors, and spent hours exploring her beloved Pennsylvania countryside. More >>


    Monday, February 01, 2016

    2 Great Ways to Donate to BWSF…and it will cost you nothing extra!!!!

    We know that you want to contribute to BWSF, your favorite charity. We know that everyone must shop too. So, do your on-line shopping through iGive.com or smile.amazon.com.


    Both of these sites integrate everyday shopping and fundraising into a single streamlined process!! You will find the same low prices, a vast selection of items and convenience with the added bonus of a portion of the purchase price going to BWSF! It’s a win, win opportunity for everyone!


    Signing up is easy. Go to either site and create an account. Look for Black Women in Sport Foundation as your designated charity. If you don’t see it, just add our name. Each site gives you access to over 1000 stores and millions of eligible products. Once you make a purchase, BWSF gets a donation!


    What are you waiting for??





    Friday, January 29, 2016


    Are you looking for a part-time or summer job, or perhaps an internship?

    Do  you enjoy working with and mentoring children?

    Do you have experience in athletics, exercise sciences, social media or journalism?



    If you answered "YES" to any of the above then BWSF wants to speak with you!


    We are seeking to immediately employ individuals who are athletic, creative, energetic and enjoy working with children.


    Please forward your resume to: jobs@blackwomeninsport.org



    Tina Sloan Green to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

    Tuesday, December 29, 2015


    PHILADELPHIA ,Dec 28 2015) – Comcast SportsNet and The March of Dimes are pleased to announce that Tina Sloan Green, co-founder of the Black Women in Sport Foundation, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th Annual Shining Star Awards on Tuesday, January 12 at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing. Previous Lifetime Award recipients have been Ed Snider, Ed Rendell, Jimmy Murray, Sonny Hill and Andy Talley. Over the past five years, this event has raised over $1.2 million for the March of Dimes. Click here to read the full article.




    The Foundation of a Pioneer

    Monday, April 20, 2015

    Now Showing...
    "The Foundation of a Pioneer"
    A Video History of the Black Women in Sport Foundation



    Tina Sloan Green to be Honored

    Monday, February 23, 2015

    Tina Sloan Green to be Honored for her Work with BWSF and Lacrosse at
    the 2/27/15 76's Game.

    Video produced  by Brad Nau