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Strong Women. Better World.

University of Tennessee Center for Sport, Peace & Society in partnership with the U.S. Department of State Sports Diplomacy Division

A production of the University of Tennessee Center for Sport, Peace & Society in partnership with the U.S. Department of State Sports Diplomacy Division.The Strong Women. Better World. Podcast is a globe-trotting storytelling project about fearless women who are using the power of sport, education, and social innovation to create a better world. This sisterhood stands on the shoulders of pioneers who fought for the passage of Title IX, an educational amendment that gave rise to the female athlete in the United States and has significant worldwide ripple effects. The Strong Women. Better World Podcast celebrates the 50th anniversary of Title IX by raising awareness of its global footprint ahead of the landmark legislation’s June 2022 commemoration. Through intimate conversations with brave pioneers, listeners will learn about the challenges and successes these Title IX Titans encounter, and better understand the power of people-to-people exchanges through sport. The Strong Women. Better World Podcast is a UT-Knoxville Center for Sport, Peace and Society (CSPS) production, part of its larger effort to celebrate Title IX. The Center’s special storytelling project highlights how generations of women and girls have benefited from its provision for equal access and opportunity to play sports. *This project is funded in part by the U.S. Department of State Sports Diplomacy Division and we’re grateful for their partnership.

Recent Episodes

Road to Tokyo: Behind the Scenes with Philippines Paralympic powerlifter Adeline DumapongAugust 16, 2021 Episode artwork The Road to Tokyo: Behind the Scenes with Minjei Jeon (Korea) for a Scouting Report on the Korean Olympic ExperienceAugust 02, 2021 Episode artwork The Road to Tokyo: How Camila Pirelli (Paraguay) aka “the Guarani Panther” Prepared for her Olympic DreamsJuly 28, 2021 Episode artwork Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize with Akhona Makalima & Rabia QadirJune 13, 2021 Episode artwork How to be a Sports Journalism Trailblazer with Diana Mutakafimbo (Zambia) and Tega Onojaife (Nigeria)June 06, 2021 Episode artwork How to be a Sports Journalism Trailblazer with Nina Kolundzija & Asta Zukaite May 23, 2021 Episode artwork Daring Leadership, Bold Action with Ashreen Mridha and Júlia VergueiroMay 16, 2021 Episode artwork Suiting up and sparring with Piña Pozo & Alejandra Rodriguez-LarraínMay 09, 2021 Episode artwork Living Fearlessly with Caroline Lembe & Megha VoraMay 02, 2021 Episode artwork Scaling Leadership Mountains with Ilina Arrsova & Eliza EliaszApril 25, 2021 Episode artwork On the Court in India with Belli Chandra & Aparna PopatApril 18, 2021 Episode artwork Pioneering Leadership through Sports in Latin America with Maira Coll & Mercedes NavaretteApril 11, 2021 Episode artwork It Takes Two to Tango in Argentina with Martina Bartolucci & Luz AmuchasteguiApril 04, 2021 Episode artwork Hoop Dreams in Lebanon with Racha Kalot & Karen ChammasMarch 28, 2021 Episode artwork Swish ‘n Shift with Nour Kayyal & Fran McEwen March 21, 2021 Episode artwork Brazil’s Double-Punch with Diana Bonar Currie & Maira Liguori March 15, 2021 Episode artwork Oceania Takes the Ring with Chyloe Kurdas & Julie PatersonMarch 07, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 0. Origin Story with Dr. Sarah HillyerMarch 02, 2021 Episode artwork