Surfing became the first major U.S.-based pro sport to require equal pay for women in 2019 – setting a standard that other sports have yet to follow. Sophie Goldschmidt, the former CEO of the World Surf League, helps explain how the sport got to this point and how they plan to make it sustainable for generations to come.
One day in May, Tenia Hargett was preparing for a routine meeting with her manager at a physical therapy clinic. But instead of checking in with her boss, the human resources professional was called into a room with several managers at her workplace. “They started talking and saying that they were doing budget cuts and decided to eliminate the position…