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All Women Everywhere: Mason Reads Event with Abby Wambach

, written by Abby Wambach was selected as the Mason Reads book for 2020-21. All incoming freshmen received access to a complimentary e-book download of Wolfpack prior to the start of classes. Wolfpack is based on Abby Wambach’s viral 2018 commencement speech to Barnard College’s graduates in New York City. Abby Wambach delivers her empowering rally cry for women to unleash their individual power, unite with their pack, and emerge victorious together. To view the speech, visit

Join us on Monday, Sept. 28 for the Mason Reads Virtual event, featuring Abby Wambach, author of Wolfpack, and President Gregory Washington. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, visit If you have any questions, contact Samantha Greenberg, Associate Director for New Student Programs, at

About Abby Wambach
Abby Wambach is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup Champion. She is second all-time in goals scored in International competition and her ability to lead her American teammates was a key to the USA’s success for over a decade. She was the United States’ leading scorer in the 2007 and 2011 Women’s World Cup tournaments and the 2004 and 2012 Olympics. An activist for equality and inclusion, Abby is the author of two New York Times bestsellers; Forward: A Memoir and WOLFPACK, released in April 2019.  She is co-founder of Wolfpack Endeavor, a company that is partnering with organizations to champion women in the workplace and the world.

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Samantha Greenberg
Associate Director for New Student Programs
New Student and Family Programs

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