Abby Wambach

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  • FIFA Women's World Cup Champion and Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist
  • New York Times Bestselling Author
  • Co-Founder and Part Owner of Angel City FC
  • Founder, Wolfpack Endeavor


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 with her wife, Glennon Doyle, and three children.

 

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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 righ ...

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 ...

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.

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<p>Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle Speak Together for Unforgettable, Thought-Provoking Events</p>

Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle Speak Together for Unforgettable, Thought-Provoking Events

FIFA Women’s World Cup Champion and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist ABBY WAMBACH and her #1 New York Times Bestselling author and activist wife, GLENNON DOYLE come together for dual appearances that leave audiences inspired and feeling connected - to their own core of truth as well as a call to community. This power couple gets lots of buzz, including an article about their relationship in The New York Times. Doyle is the Founder of Together Rising, a non-profit that has revolutionized grassroots philanthropy, raising over $30 million for women, families, and children in crisis. They are both #1 New York Times Bestselling authors, Wambach for Wolfpack and Forward: A Memoir and Doyle for several inspiring titles, including her most recent bestselling phenomenon Untamed which has sold over two million copies and skyrocketed Doyle’s popularity as a speaker. Doyle also hosts the WE CAN DO HARD THINGS podcast, which debuted as #1 on Apple podcasts. They use not only their unique experiences as activists and influencers for good, but also their heartwarming story as a couple to discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion in multiple forms. This speaking duo brings audiences into their hearts and lives, as they open up and speak their truths about leadership, inspiration, family, resilience, and more, utilizing their star power and warm, funny personalities into exciting events that are always well-received. 

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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 with her wife, Glennon Doyle, and three children.