Best Womenleaders podcasts we could find (Updated January 2019)
Related podcasts: Collegesports Sports News Sports  
Womenleaders public [search 0]
×
Join millions of Player FM users today to get Womenleaders news and insights whenever you like, even when you're offline. Podcast smarter with the podcast app that refuses to compromise … it's free and easy.
Podcast smarter! Player FM is free and easy.
show episodes
 
Join Patti Phillips, CEO of Women Leaders in College Sports, an organization that develops, connects, and advances women leaders at all levels. Every episode Patti talks with strong, resilient, inspired, and passionate women whose career paths you will find inspirational and empowering.
 
Loading …
show series
 
On today’s episode, Patti speaks with Director of Athletics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Desiree Reed-Francois! Growing up in California to a Mexican father and English mother, Desiree says her upbringing was based on three things: faith, family, and football. An avid 49ers fan, she and her brother Roman made a pact early on that the ...…
 
We’re excited today to talk with athletic director at Grand Valley State University, Keri Becker! Keri’s athletics story began when she was a softball player at Saginaw Valley State University. “Softball chose [her],” she says, and it became a huge part of her life’s story. In fact, she coached for 15 years at her alma mater’s conference rival, ...…
 
On today’s episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Vice President for Women’s Basketball at the NCAA and current Women Leaders President Lynn Holzman. Growing up with four siblings, Lynn was immersed into the world of sport at a young age. By the time she was in high school, Lynn was being recruited for not one, not two, but three sports ...…
 
In this episode, Patti Phillips catches up with our friend Sue Thaden, who’s the CEO of not one, but two companies: Client Resources Inc. and From Now On—which is the current sponsor of our Women Leaders Podcast! Sue started her first tech company, CRI, before the age of 30 and had to raise more than $300,000 dollars to do it. Sixteen years lat ...…
 
Today, Patti chats with one of our industry’s brightest stars, Nina King, deputy director of athletics for administration, legal affairs, and chief of staff at Duke University. Nina describes herself as “the most unathletic person in my family,” but her love of working in athletics administration was sparked as an undergrad at Notre Dame, when ...…
 
Today, we’re thrilled to talk with athletic director at the University of Washington, and current Women Leaders board member Jen Cohen! Jen grew up loving UW athletics, particularly football. In fact, she became a pen pal—yup, she wrote actual letters—with the famous Husky football coach Don James as an elementary-school student. The precocious ...…
 
Today, we’re excited to share a live episode with Dr. Katrice Albert, which we recorded at the Women Leaders National Convention in Atlanta, this past Tuesday! In this conversation, Katrice shares with us the hardships she faced as a woman of color working towards her PhD and in higher education in general. She reminds us to never stop asking d ...…
 
Today, we have an exciting guest on the show: associate athletic director and senior woman administrator at Georgia Institute of Technology, Joeleen Akin. Joeleen is an active member of our Atlanta Local Organizing Committee and has done incredible work getting us ready for the upcoming 2018 National Convention! Joeleen has experience at both t ...…
 
In this episode, Patti talks with Kelley Kish, the director of athletics at Lake Erie College. Kelley started her career in athletics administration when she became the first-ever coordinator of volleyball operations at her alma mater, the University of Florida. She stayed there for nine years until she decided to make the transition from a Div ...…
 
In today’s episode, Patti sits down with Atlantic 10 commissioner and a Women Leaders past president, Bernie McGlade. Bernie is truly a legend in college athletics: She’s been decorated with accolades as a student-athlete, coach, and administrator. Here are just the highlights: After an amazing undergraduate basketball career at the University ...…
 
Today, we’re chatting with Andrea Williams, the newly named chief operating officer for the College Football Playoff. We recorded this episode in late July, just a week after Andrea’s new job had been announced so the timing couldn’t have been more perfect! Andrea grew up in a very athletic family. She started her career as a big-time athlete a ...…
 
It was fantastic to catch up with Lesley Irvine, the director of athletics for Pomona-Pitzer Colleges, for this conversation. Lesley’s career journey began in England where she was an elite field hockey player at the university level. With a year of eligibility remaining, she joined the University of Iowa field hockey program and connected with ...…
 
Joining us for this episode is our current board member and University of North Georgia director of athletics, Lindsay Reeves. Lindsay has such an interesting career journey—she started her career in corporate America with one of the world’s most successful companies, and interacted with the one and only Jack Welch! And you might be surprised t ...…
 
Our guest today is the calm, cool, and collected director of athletics at George Washington University, Tanya Vogel. Tanya is “wired to be at GW,” she says, and that’s obvious when you hear her long journey at her alma mater: she started as an undergrad soccer star, and because of her incredible four seasons, she landed a spot as the first wome ...…
 
Our guest today is deputy athletics director and chief operating officer at Tulane University, Mónica Lebrón. As an undergraduate, Mónica was a standout softball student-athlete and team captain at Yale University. She also interned in several Division I athletic departments and met one of the greatest at the University of Michigan—a Women Lead ...…
 
Today, you’ll get to hear from a past-president of Women Leaders and a true trailblazer in our industry, Bridget Belgiovine, the director of athletics at Wellesley College. After getting her start as a high school health and physical education teacher, Bridget has spent more than three decades in college athletics, with tenures at Springfield C ...…
 
Today, Patti Philips talks with Women Leaders board member and Averett University director of athletics, Meg Stevens. Meg’s been a go-getter ever since her undergraduate days at SUNY Cortland, where she was very involved with the student-athlete advisory committee. After graduating, she took on as much responsibility as she could in her first j ...…
 
Patti Phillips had a great time catching up with Beth Goetz, the chief operating officer at the University of Connecticut. Beth was a standout soccer student-athlete at Brevard College and Clemson, and when she was just 23 years old, she was named the head women’s soccer coach at the University of St. Louis—the youngest ever in school history! ...…
 
We’re so thrilled you can listen to Patti Phillips’ conversation with President Carmen Ambar, the first African American and second female president in Oberlin College’s 184-year history. She, quite frankly, blew us away! Patti and President Ambar talk about the role higher education and the arts played in her family growing up, the leadership ...…
 
Today, Patti Phillips talks with Dawn Rogers, the deputy athletics director at Baylor University. You’ll gain so much listening to Dawn’s extraordinary story: She’s succeeded in several huge leadership positions in her career. Early on, she accepted positions she didn’t feel entirely prepared for, including short stints with the Olympic Trainin ...…
 
Pennie Parker—director of athletics at Rollins College and the treasurer of Women Leaders in College Sports—is so well-known in athletics, you may think she has spent her entire career in the industry, but that’s not so. After graduating from the University of Georgia, she went into banking, but eventually made her way to three Division I compl ...…
 
Chris Plonsky is a true trailblazer! She’s the director of women’s athletics at the University of Texas and a past president of Women Leaders. She’s spent more than three decades working in intercollegiate athletics, having started as a media relations assistant and spending the majority of her years at one of the biggest brands in college spor ...…
 
We can’t wait for you to listen to Patti Phillips’ conversation with Lori Hendricks, the director of athletics at her alma mater, Mount Holyoke College, and a current Women Leaders board member. Lori and Patti go way back to their days at the NCAA with some other names you might know. Lori was a three-sport athlete at Mount Holyoke—competing in ...…
 
Patti Phillips talks with Amy Huchthausen, the commissioner of the America East Conference. Amy’s been a leader all the way back to her days as a two-time all-conference softball player and team captain at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. While there, she worked in the athletics department and met one of the industry’s greatest, the curre ...…
 
At the NCAA Convention this past January, Patti Phillips caught up with Carla Williams, the director of athletics at the University of Virginia, and the first female African-American athletics director to lead a Power Five Conference institution – which is incredible! During her time as a standout women’s basketball student-athlete at the Unive ...…
 
In today’s episode, Patti Phillips sits down with Julie Soriero, director of athletics at MIT, our current Women Leaders president, and the recently-named NCAA Pat Summitt Award winner! You’ll learn so much hearing about Julie’s remarkable journey, which highlights her parents’ philosophy of doing everything to the best of your ability, and we ...…
 
We are excited for you to listen to Patti Phillips’ chat with Etienne Thomas, the associate athletics director of student life at The University of Kansas. Etienne joined KU in the summer of 2017 after nearly a decade at her alma mater, North Carolina Central University. We couldn’t be more grateful that she is now just down the road from us in ...…
 
Patti Phillips talks with Jill Bodensteiner, the senior associate athletics director at the University of Notre Dame…Go Irish! Like many of you, Jill’s journey in athletics was not necessarily a straight one. She jokes that at the age of six she had both a legal bug and a basketball bug—but despite playing some hoops in high school, the legal r ...…
 
We are very excited about this conversation with Joni Comstock, the senior vice president of championships at the NCAA, and ex-officio member of the Women Leaders Board of Directors. Joni talks about the impact her parents had early in her life, when they stressed the importance of education, commitment to community, and a strong Midwest work e ...…
 
In today’s episode, Patti Phillips sit down with Lisa Campos, who was named Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics and Athletics Director at the University of Texas, San Antonio on November 17! When we recorded this, she hadn’t yet made the jump to her new, exciting job, so you’ll hear references to her previous position as Vice President ...…
 
In our most recent episode, Patti Phillips chats with Stevie Baker-Watson who, since 2012, has been the associate vice president for campus wellness and Theodore Katula director of athletics and recreational sports at DePauw University. Stevie is a dynamic Division III leader, whose portfolio includes experience in nearly every aspect of sports ...…
 
Today, Patti sits down with Tamica Smith Jones, director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of California, Riverside. At our National Convention—just a few days ago!—Tamica was elected to the Women Leaders board of directors, and we are so excited that now our entire membership will benefit not only from her passion for our industry ...…
 
In our very first live episode, recorded at our National Convention in Dallas on October 10, Patti sits down with Lisa Borders, president of the WNBA. In this candid interview, Lisa discusses how growing up in Atlanta in the 1960s—the “cradle of the civil rights movement”—affected her career path and leadership style; how being the first person ...…
 
In this episode, Patti talks with her longtime friend Dru Hancock, senior associate commissioner at the Big 12 Conference, and a member of our Dallas local organizing committee. Dru and her team at the Big 12 have been instrumental in helping us organize our National Convention in Dallas—which is only on week away on October 8th through the 10t ...…
 
We’re very excited about this episode, as Patti chats with her good friend and fellow Kansas Citian, Kathleen Kunkler, who’s a first VP of wealth management, and global sports and entertainment director at Morgan Stanley. In this conversation, Kathleen talks about her days as a student-athlete, how she got a big professional break while working ...…
 
Today, Patti talks with Beth Mowins, whose voice may sound recognizable to you. Since 1994, Beth has been a mainstay at ESPN, calling collegiate football, softball, and basketball games. And in just a couple weeks she will make history: On September 11, Beth will become only the second woman ever to call play-by-play for an NFL game, and on Sep ...…
 
Patti talks with Ellen Heffernan, president of Spelman Johnson, one of higher education’s top leadership search firms. If you’re in currently in a search process, or think you might be in the future, you will get so many insights from this conversation! Ellen talks about what search firms value, what women candidates need in their toolkits when ...…
 
Ceal Barry, from the University of Colorado, is one of Patti’s coaching idols—and one of the greatest basketball coaches of all time. Her journey began back when she one of the first female scholarship athletes at Kentucky. After a few years coaching at the University of Cincinnati, Ceal embarked on a legendary 22-year coaching career at Colora ...…
 
In this episode, Patti chats with Carla Wilson, director of athletics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Carla has been a ‘Roo for life; she’s been at UMKC since she was an undergrad when she majored in, of all things, accounting. She started as a budget specialist in UMKC’s administrative affairs office, but she always dreamed of the ...…
 
Natalie Winkelfoos might have the longest title of anyone we’ve talked to so far: She’s the associate vice president for athletics advancement and Delta Lodge director of athletics and physical education at Oberlin College. But in short, Natalie is a DIII superstar! She went from high school basketball player to a collegiate student-athlete to ...…
 
Jane Kleinberger is the co-founder of Paciolan – which up until the day we recorded this was known as Spectra Ticketing and Fan Engagement. (Pac is back!) Jane’s story is incredible. She helped co-found Paciolan in 1980 when she was a “starving student” at a computer company and the ticket office at the University of Southern California asked h ...…
 
Patti Phillips chat with Jacqie McWilliams, commissioner of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, otherwise known as the CIAA, and a member of the Women Leaders in College Sports board of directors. Jacqie is a champion – quite literally! As a student-athlete at Hampton University, she was on the national championship basketball AND ...…
 
In this episode, Patti Phillips talks to Kathleen McNeely, the chief financial officer at the NCAA. Kathleen worked at Indiana University for 29 years before she was recruited to be CFO at the NCAA, which is, in her words, a really big job. You’ll hear so many great tidbits in here about how she manages her team, counts on her staff, and works ...…
 
Patti Phillips chats with Peggy Davis, the director of athletics at Virginia State University. Peggy has such a competitive spirit, and it shines through in this conversation! Hear her talk about how she learned to invest in her career by surrounding herself with mentors and coaches—and demonstrating the grit we tell many of our younger members ...…
 
In this episode, Patti chats with Grace Calhoun, athletic director at the University of Pennsylvania. Grace was a gymnast as a kid, went to school to be an electrical engineer, was a track and field star at Brown, and received an MBA and a Ph.D in higher education—all before making her way to the top seat in athletics administration. She has sh ...…
 
Samantha Huge was recently named athletics director at William & Mary, after a successful tenure as senior associate AD at Texas A&M. She chats with Patti about her career journey, admitting that early on, her moves were neither intentional nor strategic—developing those skills was something she had to learn with experience. Head to womenleader ...…
 
Sandy Barbour, athletic director at Penn State University, is one of four athletics directors in the Power Five conferences, and has a long list of accolades, including being named one of the 100 most influential women in business, landing a spot on Forbes’ list of most powerful women in sports and the top 25 most powerful people in college spo ...…
 
Vicky Chun is vice president and director of athletics at Colgate University and current president of Women Leaders in College Sports. She and Patti go way back—all the way to when they were interns at the NCAA together!—and the two of them chat about Vicky’s strategic and intentional path from player to coach to athletics administrator. Head t ...…
 
Google login Twitter login Classic login