"Promoting and documenting the successes of women and girl leaders in the world of sport is an important step in raising awareness and providing encouragement."
- Women, gender, equality and sport, United Nations, Division for the Advancement of Women, 2007
"There is a growing body of research that suggests strong same-sex role models are especially important for young women. In a male-dominated culture , For women and girls, the individual success stories become all-important."
- The Guardian, October 2010
"Women’s sport also needs to create storylines and narratives to drive interest between the sporting contests."
- The Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation