Social change will only happen when we start with ourselves

Carmelita Jeter is a three-time Olympic medalist who is training for another medal haul on the track in Rio. Jenni Luke is the CEO of Step Up Women’s Network, an organization that aims to inspire women to inspire girls. Meredith Walker is best friends with Amy Poehler and a co-founder of Smart Girls, an online community that emphasizes intelligence and imagination over fitting in. Whitney Williams is a former trips director for Hillary Clinton, a colleague to Ben Affleck, and the founder and CEO of williamsworks, an action-oriented consultancy created to amplify social impact in the world.

The four women share a passion for creating social change, and they shared some of their ideas in a panel discussion Thursday at the espnW: Women + Sports Summit.

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