Most of us are well aware of the health benefits associated with playing sports, but what you may not realize is what a crucial impact playing youth sports has on the person you later become. According to a 2013 study by EY, 96% of female C-suite executives (you know, those boss ladies with CEO, CFO, and COO titles) participated in sports as teenagers. For Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, it was synchronized swimming. For Weili Dai, cofounder of...


Become a member to take advantage of more features, like commenting and voting.

Jobs to Watch