Tag: Equity

New pathways for young female sailors

By David Pendered Jan. 21 – New routes into professional sailing may be emerging for young women, judging by experiences of sailors in The Ocean Race. Two striking examples are represented by Annie Lush, a British Olympian in match racing, and Rosalin Kuiper, a Dutch blue water racer with no Olympic experience. The routes they […]

Two rock stars, one national championship

By David Pendered Au. 18 – Two rock stars of women’s match racing prepare to face off this weekend in the legacy-rich waters of Oyster Bay, off New York’s Long Island Sound, in a regatta celebrating its 20th anniversary as the nation’s governing body of sailing seeks to infuse more equity into the sport. Nicole Breault […]

Cancer Moonshot, food deserts

By David Pendered Aug. 10 – The Biden administration talked Wednesday about research that aims to devise and produce foods so nutritious they can help prevent cancer and lower health care costs. A related challenge to improve diets involves overcoming food deserts. The U.S. Department of Agriculture named Wednesday as a Day of Action in its […]