"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