Alysia Montaño Creates Nonprofit for Working Moms – Women’s Running


Forget about mimosas and flowers. This Mother’s Day, Olympic medalist and six-time U.S. outdoor track champion Alysia Montaño will be supporting mothers in a much bigger way. She and co-founder Molly Dickens announced the launch of &Mother on Wednesday, a non-profit helping mothers thrive at home and at work. 

After calling out former sponsor Nike for their lack of maternity protections just one year ago in a New York Times op-ed, the 800-meters specialist expanded her role from athlete to include advocate, as well. Montaño launched the #DreamMaternity social media campaign to shine a light on the hurdles facing working mothers both within and outside of sports. She also started Keeping Track, a podcast where she and co-hosts Molly Huddle and Roisin McGettigan focus on elevating the voices of female athletes. 

When Montaño broke the silence about the widespread…

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