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Justine Siegal is proof that dreams can come true. But following her baseball dreams wasn’t always easy. In this courageous talk, she shares her unique response to the naysayers and to those who tried to get her to quit.

Justine Siegal is the first woman to coach men’s professional baseball and to throw batting practice to a Major League Baseball team. She is the Founder of Baseball For All – an organization that helps girls play baseball.


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Justine Siegal

Justine Siegal

When Justine Siegal’s daughter was born, Justine decided to stop looking for opportunities and start creating them. She started Baseball for All, an organization that helps girls play baseball. Through this organization, and as director of the Sports Partnership at Northeastern University, Justine helps others create their own opportunities, both athletic and academic.

According to Justine, a healthy love of sports should begin in school. “Sports can teach everything,” she says. “How to fail, how to succeed. They show you how small the world is. What begins with movement and fun can go on to teach youngsters how to live.”