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What's the goal? Empower girls through soccer

What's the goal? Empowering girls.

Originally Published: June 25, 2011
By Lindsey Emery

The first thing I hear as I approach Nike's Ronaldo Field in Portland, Ore., is Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" booming out of the stereo. There's a fire starting in my heart, reaching a fever pitch and it's bringing me out the dark. Then, there's giggling. Lots of giggling. I see in the distance a group of teenage girls, dressed head to toe in red, doing partner soccer drills, and I smile. It reminds me of playing the game in my youth.

But these girls are nothing like me. Many ...

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