By Jordaan Sanford
Women know the feeling of “crunch time,” whatever field they’re in. Two champion athletes who have faced that pressure have some advice for women: To succeed, look to your supporters, not your doubters.
Olympic gold medalist, WNBA champion, and current Duke University women’s head basketball coach Kara Lawson has broken more than one glass ceiling. As the first female analyst on a national NBA telecast and first woman to hold the title of assistant coach for the Boston Celtics, Lawson says a key to her success was shifting from trying to prove the naysayers wrong to proving her supporters right.