From the co-captain of the 2015 Women’s World Cup Champion team to a three-time New York Times bestselling author, Abby Wambach's impressive career exhibits what it truly means to persevere and become a champion. A two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA World Cup Champion, and six-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award, Abby was the United States’ leading scorer in the 2007 and 2011 Women’s World Cup tournaments and the 2004 and 2012 Olympics, and retired as the all-time highest international goal scorer (for men and women).
An activist for equality, pay equity, diversity and inclusion, Abby is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, including of the leadership books WOLFPACK, based on her viral Barnard College commencement speech, WOLFPACK Young Readers' Edition, and her memoir FORWARD. She is also a founder and part owner of Angel City FC, the first majority female-owned Soccer team in history, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the non-profit organization Together Rising, which has raised over $30 Million for people in crisis in the United States and around the globe, as well as Verizon Media, Toca Football, Athletes Unlimited, and the DEI Advisory Council for US Soccer Federation.
Abby is a highly sought-after speaker in the areas of leadership, inspiration, family, and health and wellness, and is available to speak exclusively through HWA.