TIAA, Azzi Fudd and Curry Brand Collab on Custom Sneakers to Spotlight 30% Retirement Income Gap Between Men and Women
the progress that has been made over the past 50 years since
the passing of Title IX legislation and all of the work that still needs to be done.
retire with 30 percent less income compared to men – a gap that the
pandemic has exacerbated,” said Stephen Tisdalle, TIAA’s Chief
Brand and Demand Generation Officer. “We launched the #RetireInequality campaign during March Madness this year to celebrate the advances made and to raise awareness of gender wage and retirement gaps. The collaboration with these all-star athletes
and designers further helps tell that story in an effort to advance the pace of progress for women and society overall.”
– women who have played pivotal roles in stamping out inequities in the sports arena – to bring awareness and educate others about why
the fight to retire inequality still matters.
to take hold of their financial futures, and was eager to team up with TIAA and Curry Brand for this collaboration. As part of the collaboration,
Azzi will also gift pairs of the sneakers to women she finds personally inspiring, including TIAA CEO Thasunda Brown Duckett and her
incredible shoes that pay homage to the women who have paved the way for gender equality, while spreading awareness around the retirement income gap for athletes and women across the board.”
“Azzi Fudd is the best choice to start a brand relationship like this because she is the next face of women’s basketball and has
been a part of SC30 Inc. and the Curry Brand family since she was an invitee to the All-American Camp,” said Stephen Curry.
solutions to millions of people and thousands of institutions. It is the #1 not-for-profit retirement market provider1, paid more than
$6.4 billion in lifetime income to retired clients in 2021 and has $1.3 trillion in assets under management (as of 3/31/2022)2.
and leadership in sports in sustainable and measurable ways.
catalyst. Founded by Billie Jean King in 1974, we strengthen and expand participation and leadership opportunities through our research, advocacy, community programming and a wide variety of collaborative partnerships. From its inception to Title IX’s 50th anniversary in 2022, WSF has invested over $100 million in these impact efforts, helping to
shape the lives of millions of youth, high school and collegiate student-athletes, elite athletes and coaches. We’re building a future where every girl and woman can #KeepPlaying and unlock the lifelong benefits of
sport participation. All girls. All women. All sports ®. To learn more about the Women’s Sports Foundation, please visit www.WomensSportsFoundation.org.
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