Caitlin Cahow was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Sports and Health.
Caitlin Cahow was a member of the United States Women’s National Ice Hockey Team from 2005 to 2013. The Team won a silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada and a bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Torino, Italy. She was Captain of the Boston Blades in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL), and has served on the CWHL board of directors since her retirement in 2013. She was the Captain of the U.S. Under-22 Select Team in 2006. Ms. Cahow won gold medals with the U.S. Women’s National Team at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Women’s Championship in 2008, 2009, and 2011. She received the 2008 USA Hockey Women’s Player of the Year award. In February 2014, she served on the Presidential Delegation to the Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. She is an active advisor to the You Can Play Team. She received the Shannon McLaughlin Advocacy Award from the Boston College Lambda Law Students Association and the Avian Soifer Award for Public Service Achievement and Leadership from Boston College Law School. Ms. Cahow received a A.B. from Harvard University and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.