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A role model for aspiring female sports broadcasters

I am proud to call Rachel Baribeau my friend. Not only is she an amazingly talented broadcaster for ACC Network and Sirius/XM College Sports Nation, she’s one of the most genuine and selfless people I’ve ever had the pleasure to meet. A couple of weeks ago at SEC Media Days, Rachel and I met with young female journalists and broadcasters and offered up some advice, which ranged from appropriate professional …Read More

Barbour Becomes Second Female FBS AD to Step Down this Summer

Cal will reportedly be announcing today that AD Sandy Barbour, who’s led Cal’s athletic department since 2004, will step down and move to the academic side. She’s the second female athletic director to step down from an FBS athletic department this summer. Georgia State announced in May that AD Cheryl Levick would move into a new role […]Read More

Video: Advice for Students Who Want to Work in Sports

This is a keynote address I gave last fall to the female student athletes from the Peach Belt Conference. Some of the topics covered include: The correlation between being a student athlete and working in intercollegiate athletics My perspective as an employer on why some interns stand out more than others Why you shouldn’t be scared off by how many people want to work in sports My path to working …Read More

The Connection Between Executive Women and Sports

Ernst & Young recently commissioned a global online survey to study the connection between female executives and athletic participation. Respondents were senior managers and executives who work at companies with revenue of at least $250 million and covered a number of industries. The results leave no doubt that sports have played an important role in the development of many female executives. Here are the stunning numbers: 90% of female respondents …Read More