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A bi-monthly podcast featuring the stories of women working, playing, and coaching in soccer.

The goal is to create an ongoing dialogue about gender bias by highlighting the inspirational stories of those who have forged careers in women’s soccer and exposing unbelievable moments of discrimination and harassment.

Notable guests:
- Abby Wambach, 2x Olympic Gold Medalist / 2015 World Cup Champion
- Shannon Boxx, 3x Olympic Gold Medalist / 2015 World Cup Champion
- Angela Hucles, 2x Olympic Gold Medalist / Finished third in 2 World Cups.
- Lori Lindsey, World Cup Silver Medalist
- Yael Averbuch, FC Kansas City Midfielder / NWSL Champion

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A bi-monthly podcast featuring the stories of women working, playing, and coaching in soccer.

The goal is to create an ongoing dialogue about gender bias by highlighting the inspirational stories of those who have forged careers in women’s soccer and exposing unbelievable moments of discrimination and harassment.

Notable guests:
- Abby Wambach, 2x Olympic Gold Medalist / 2015 World Cup Champion
- Shannon Boxx, 3x Olympic Gold Medalist / 2015 World Cup Champion
- Angela Hucles, 2x Olympic Gold Medalist / Finished third in 2 World Cups.
- Lori Lindsey, World Cup Silver Medalist
- Yael Averbuch, FC Kansas City Midfielder / NWSL Champion

    Episode 7: When Girls Become Lions

    Episode 7: When Girls Become Lions

    Jo Kadlecek and Valerie Gin are the authors of "When Girls Became Lions." Their book is a unique literary contribution to both women's fiction and the ordinarily male-dominated sports genre as it celebrates women's friendships against the backdrop of sport history. Tune in to hear our conversation about the history of the women's game and the exciting future of sports storytelling.

    LEARN MORE: http://www.whengirlsbecamelions.com/

    • 24 min
    Episode 6: Lori Lindsey

    Episode 6: Lori Lindsey

    2011 Women's World Cup Runner-Up Lori Lindsey talks Megan Rapinoe's epic ACL comeback, the Olympics, and how to overcome adversity.

    • 20 min
    Episode 5: Shannon Boxx

    Episode 5: Shannon Boxx

    3x Olympic gold medalist and 2015 World Cup champion Shannon Boxx shares her inspiring journey onto the national team and what it was like to meet President Obama after winning the World Cup last summer.

    • 21 min
    Episode 4: Shira Averbuch

    Episode 4: Shira Averbuch

    Stanford alum and MLS Partnership Marketing Manager Shira Averbuch joins me to talk about her work with the MLS to advance the game for both men and women. She also happens to be the sister of FC Kansas City midfielder, Yael Averbuch.

    • 23 min
    Episode 3: Girls Leading Girls

    Episode 3: Girls Leading Girls

    Girls Leading Girls is a soccer non-profit that trains girls in leadership and life skills in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bre Russell and Shannon Burns share their inspirational work and vision for the future.

    • 20 min
    Episode 2: Angela Hucles

    Episode 2: Angela Hucles

    Retired 2x Olympic Gold Medalist and current President of the Women's Sports Foundation Angela Hucles joins me to talk about what it was like to step into a starting role in the 2008 Olympics after Abby Wambach's season-ending injury and the transition into life after soccer.

    • 22 min

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