Time to Change the Game
Abby Wambach has spent her entire life making the impossible happen. Dreaming of gold medals before women’s soccer was even an Olympic sport, fighting for equality and inclusion, Abby has been spending years paving the way generations of women to come. An activist and advocate for equal pay and rights across the globe, Abby talks about issues ranging from closing the gender pay gap, finding your seat at the table and bringing another one with you, as well as supporting and advocating for the LGBT community. Abby shows audiences that there is a leader inside all of us, and we each have the power to make change.
Wolfpack: How to Come Together, Unleash our Power, and Change the Game
In this conversation, Abby shares sage advice and compelling stories from her bestselling book, Wolfpack. Audiences learn how to lead from the bench, turn failure into fuel, and bring it all, to find success. By embracing the lessons she learned through her unmatched career, and the challenges she’s faced since leaving professional soccer, Abby’s passion and perseverance have served as a model for how individuals and companies can achieve success.
From the co-captain of the 2015 Women’s World Cup Champion team to a New York Times bestselling author, Abby Wambach's impressive career exhibits what it truly means to be 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. An activist for equality, pay equity, diversity and inclusion, Abby is the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Forward: A Memoir, WOLFPACK, and the adaptation of WOLFPACK for Young Readers. A true leader on and off the field, Abby knows how to drive toward success with game-changing power and teamwork.
In 2020, Abby became a founder and part owner of Angel City FC, the first majority female- owned Soccer team in history. She is also co-founder of Wolfpack Endeavor, a training program that is revolutionizing leadership development for women in the workplace and beyond, and sits on the Board of Directors for the non-profit organization Together Rising.
Abby is a highly sought-after speaker in the areas of leadership, inspiration, family and health and wellness. She lives in Florida with her wife, Glennon Doyle, and three children.