Shelby County Schools middle and high school girls celebrated the 45th anniversary of Title IX Thursday by learning a variety of sports from University of Memphis and WNBA athletes.
Hundreds of girls attended the Girls Summit at the FedEXForum. They learned the basics of volleyball, basketball, rugby and strength and training. The girls also attended sessions on how sports can be a path to college and a career. The summit was hosted by the Memphis Grizzlies, the National Civil Rights Museum and the Women’s Foundation.