Women on the Mic

By Kaavya Narayan

Listen as Kaavya Narayan interviews amazing women in sport! From stories about Olympic journeys, WNBA playoffs, national championships, and the lows of their careers, these women reflect on and discuss their various paths—providing perspective and advice for young women and individuals. Through these episodes, you’ll be inspired by these confident and bad ass women and learn from discussions on mental strength, body image, and activism. This podcast seeks to amplify the voices of women, display the power of athletes’ voices outside their arenas, and increase female visibility in sports.

  1. 1.
    Self Reflection and Collegiate Volleyball ft. Cal Poly Alum and FSU Player Torrey Van Winden
    29:58
  2. 2.
    Overcoming Multiple Injuries and the Value of Mental Health ft. Syracuse Lax Alum Morgan Alexander
    24:12
  3. 3.
    How Sports Uplift Women in India ft. Indian Rugby Player Neha Pardeshi
    22:43
  4. 4.
    Fostering Inclusivity in Hockey and Finding Your Voice ft. NWHL Player Saroya Tinker
    19:16
  5. 5.
    Training for the Isobel Cup and What’s Next for the NWHL ft. Kaleigh Fratkin of the Boston Pride
    17:40
  6. 6.
    Using Sports to Empower Adolescents and Writing Lady-thletes: ft. Author Emily Williams
    16:58
  7. 7.
    Learning from the Best and Grinding Through Adversity ft. South Carolina WBB Alum Markeshia Grant
    19:23
  8. 8.
    Empowering Young Women Across the World Through Sport ft. UConn Grad and WAKE CEO Batouly Camara
    17:49
  1. 9.
    Mental Health and Finding Your Identity Outside of Sport ft. Texas Volleyball Alum Blair Westerlund
    24:40
  2. 10.
    The WNBA’s Activism and Flipping the Senate ft. Atlanta Dream’s Elizabeth Williams
    19:23
  3. 11.
    Fencing, Mental Highlight Reels, and Celebrities ft. Olympian Monica Aksamit
    20:39
  4. 12.
    Mindfulness and Increasing Black Representation in Tennis ft. UCLA’s Abbey Forbes
    23:41
  5. 13.
    Self-Care and the Olympic Journey ft. USA Softball’s Valerie Arioto
    22:00
  6. 14.
    The Racing Journey and The Future of Women’s Motor Sports ft. Ayla Agren
    23:36
  7. 15.
    College Track and the Next Generation ft. USC Track Star TeeTee Terry
    17:34
  8. 16.
    Prioritizing Mental Health, Empowering Women, and the Power of Sports ft. USA Javelin Olympian Maggie Malone
    36:24
  9. 17.
    The 2021 Olympics and Empowering Women Through Rugby ft. USA Rugby’s Kristi Kirshe
    23:34
  10. 18.
    Bubble Life and Basketball Beyond the Court ft. WNBA’s Theresa Plaisance
    21:42
  11. 19.
    A Reporter’s Perspective ft. Golden State Warriors Reporter Kerith Burke
    30:46
  12. 20.
    Mindsets and Athletes Leading Social Change ft. Portland Thorns’ Simone Charley
    23:53
  13. 21.
    Breaking Boundaries in Women’s Ice Hockey ft. USA Hockey’s Kendall Coyne Schofield
    28:08
  14. 22.
    Perspectives From Talented High School Athletes
    49:40
  15. 23.
    Coaching in the NBA and Seizing Opportunities ft. Natalie Nakase
    26:20
  16. 24.
    Embracing Authenticity and the Value of Teamwork ft. Bethany Zummo
    24:49
  17. 25.
    The Olympic Journey and Stories of Grit ft. 3x Olympian Dana Vollmer
    36:33
  18. 26.
    Embracing Change and Staying Disciplined ft. the WNBA’s Azurá Stevens
    32:38
  19. 27.
    A WNBA Star’s Perspective ft. Jasmine Thomas
    28:09
  20. 28.
    Interview with the Fastest Woman Alive ft. Carmelita Jeter
    20:50
  21. 29.
    A Chat with a Champ ft. Stanford Soccer Goalie Katie Meyer
    43:08
  22. 30.
    Confidence and Mental Strength ft. Stanford Volleyball’s Jenna Gray
    31:51
  23. 31.
    The Indian American Athlete Perspective
    22:50

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