Title IX: The Journey Continues
1.6 million women are military veterans; another 164,000 currently serve in the military
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
of members of national parliaments worldwide are women.
Source: The White House Project
According to an Oxygen/Markle Pulse poll, 56% of women agree with the statement that seeing successful female athletes makes them feel proud to be a woman.
Source: Marketing to Women, March 2001
As of 2006, there are an estimated 766,502 privately-held, 50% or more women-owned firms in New York, generating more than $132 billion in sales and employing 740,578 people.
Source: Center for Women's Business Research
Before Title IX, most medical and law schools limited the number of women admitted to 15 or fewer per school.
Source: Report Card on Gender Equity, National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education, 1997
Both white female athletes (68%) and female athletes of color who are on scholarship (55%) graduated at higher rates than their counterparts in the general student population (54% and 42%, respectively).
Source: The Women’s Sports Foundation Report: Title IX and Race in Intercollegiate Sport.