It’s been a banner year for Skylar Diggins-Smith: an Olympic gold medal, her third all-WNBA first-team selection, and the deepest postseason run of her career in year two with the Phoenix Mercury. And now, like all WNBA players, she’s getting back to work during her offseason, working with Public.com to help spotlight conversations about women’s pay equity and investing.
Diggins-Smith has long been vocal about the wage gap between female and male athletes, making this new venture to help promote financial literacy a natural fit. She spoke with SB Nation about this new role with Public.com along with her Olympics experience and the Mercury’s 2021 WNBA playoff run, which ended in a Finals loss to the Chicago Sky. Read More