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Future of Women's Sports and Title IX

Future of Women's Sports and Title IX
Nicole DeBlois Greene ’95

Nicole Greene ’95 is the general manager brokerage solutions at of SS&C Technologies. Brokerage Solutions offers back-office technology and service solutions to some of the largest financial service broker-dealer and custodian firms in the US. A 1999 graduate of Boston College School, Nicole was a member of the Eagle’s inaugural Division 1 women’s hockey team. She served in volunteer leadership positions on the Boston College Alumni Association Board, the Council for Women of Boston College, as well as the Neenan Society. In 2016, Nicole’s hockey team was inducted into the Tabor Academy Athletic Hall of Fame, and most recently she served as a voting member of the Hall of Fame at both Tabor and Boston College.

Gia Doonan ’13

Gia Doonan ’13, a five-time US National team rower, most recently competed in the women’s eight at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, finishing just off the podium in fourth place. After graduating from Tabor, where she also played basketball and ran cross country, Gia was a College Rowing Coaches Association All-American first team selection three years in a row, from 2015-17, at the University of Texas at Austin. She was a two-time Big 12 Conference rower of the year, and a three-time Conference champion. She has been a member of the US Rowing Senior National Team since 2017 and competed for the United States at the 2018 and 2019 World Rowing Championships and World Rowing Cup. In 2019, Gia rowed with the eight in their third-place finish at the World Rowing Championships in Ottensheim, Austria. She was also a member of the four that took second at the World Rowing Cup I and the eight that finished second at the World Rowing Cup II in Poznan, Poland.

Eleanor "Ellie" Pierce ’84

Ellie Pierce ’84, a licensed massage therapist at Prime Sports Institute, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of active people through therapeutic massage and bodywork. A former professional squash player and coach for 20-plus years, Ellie received All-American and All-New England honors in three sports while at Tabor and was an All-American in field hockey, squash, and lacrosse at Trinity College. Post-college, she competed on the Women’s International Squash Players Tour, reaching a world ranking of 24. She won the US National Squash title in 1995 and was a member of the USA Women’s Squash team, competing in five World Championships as well as the Pan American Games, where she won a silver and bronze medal. 

Amy Richards ’88

Amy Richards ’88 is an author, activist, organizer, and producer. She is the president and founder of Soapbox, Inc., the executive producer of Viceland’s Woman, and a long-time consultant on the PBS documentary series MAKERS. Amy has authored and coauthored several books including We Are Makers, Manifesta, Grassroots, and Opting In. Her writings have also appeared in The Nation, The LA Times, Bust, Ms., and numerous anthologies. She also works closely with Gloria Steinem on her writings. Amy played Division 1 soccer at Barnard College.

Catherine “Cat” Barry ’20

Cat Barry ’20, a sophomore forward on the University of South Carolina women’s soccer team, had one of the best offensive seasons by a freshman in Carolina history in 2020-21. In recognition of her prowess on the pitch, she was named to the SEC All-Freshman and All-Tournament teams. A multi-sport athlete at Tabor, winning letters in soccer, lacrosse, and basketball, Cat is the school’s all-time leader in goals, points, single-season goals, and single-season points. Prior to joining the Gamecocks, Cat played for the US U-20 squad for a pair of friendlies and was a four-time All-American and a two-time Massachusetts Girls Gatorade Player of the Year.

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