Following a World Cup victory with the US women's national team this summer, the all-time leading goalscorer in US soccer history called it quits on her illustrious career.
Now, Abby Wambach is using her experience in sports and her high-profile status to dedicate the next phase of her life to abolishing the gender pay gap in sports and the workplace in general.
Speaking at a recent Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit in San Francisco, the 35-year-old Wambach said,
Well said, Abby. Best of luck on your most challenging task to date.
Citations: Abby Wambach's Chill Plans for Retirement: Solving the Pay Gap (New York magazine), After Soccer, Abby Wambach Wants to Tackle Gender Inequality (Fortune)