Thursday, June 23, 2022

Be curious: UTSA’s Lisa Campos on Title IX and making an impact in intercollegiate sports

Be curious: UTSA’s Lisa Campos on Title IX and making an impact in intercollegiate sports

JUNE 23, 2022 — This year marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681), which was signed into law on June 23. The federal law prohibits discrimination based on gender in educational institutions which receive federal financial assistance—thus helping to create equal opportunities for female athletes.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary, UTSA Athletics created a series of videos in which staff and student athletes discuss how Title IX opened doors for women's sports to grow in America, and how the law impacted them personally.

Today’s video was part of a larger Title IX feature by Conference USA. UTSA Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Lisa Campos talks about her role shaping the lives of 18- to 24-year-old students, offers advice to other women looking to follow in her footsteps and the life lessons gained from her own role model, her mom.





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