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Women's Olympics

  • By: Allen Guttmann
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Ralph Waldo Emerson asserted that every institution is the lengthened shadow of a great man. If one substitutes “woman” for “man,” Emerson's assertion holds true for Alice Million Milliat (1884–1957) and the Fédération Sportive Féminine Internationale (FSFI), the organization that ...

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