Susie Petruccelli, of Manhasset, a past captain of the Harvard Women’s Soccer Team who has been advocating for years for equality in women’s sports, recently published her memoir, titled Raised a Warrior.
The athlete and author will discuss details of her journey as a female soccer player and her experiences with sexism, self-doubt, and perseverance in a webinar hosted by Schneps Media, the parent company of Long Island Press. The issues she discusses are even more pressing given the stories that have emerged from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Raised a Warrior is the winner of the Vikki Orvice Prize and has been praised by a wide range of sports icons from Pelé to Billie Jean King.
“Petruccelli reveals how she battled her way back onto the field and continued to fight even after she hung up her cleats,” reads the back of Raised a Warrior.
Petruccelli also brings to light the discrimination she faced as a female athlete and introduces the activists who are fighting to secure equal pay and conditions for players. The memoir includes a global tour of the women’s soccer world and the importance of equality in this industry.
Petruccelli will be the guest at a webinar hosted by Skye Osteicher to discuss her memoir at 11 a.m. July 29. Click here to register.
For more webinars, visit SchnepsMedia.com/webinars.