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Throwing Shades: A GALvanize Podcast

Jun 10, 2021

On this week’s episode of Throwing Shades we discuss the ongoing conversations surrounding Naomi Osaka’s decision to bow out of the French Open in order to protect her mental health and how her decision and consequent scrutiny is part of a larger emphasis by athletes on their well-being and mental health as well as...


Jun 2, 2021

On today's episode of Throwing Shades we talk to GALvanize vet and host/creator of The Rise Bridget Howard. Bridget shares her experience at the 2021 Chicago Bears Bootcamp and also speaks about what inspired her to creat The Rise as well as her experience navigating our industry.


May 26, 2021

On today’s episode of Throwing Shades we speak to GALvanize Vet and hockey journalist Katie Caldwell who breaks down the recent events in Women’s Hockey including the cancellation of the Women’s World Championship and why the hockey community must do better if they truly want women to thrive in the sport. We also...


May 19, 2021

On this week’s episode of Throwing Shades, we talk to GALvanize vet Sydnee Walker about her experience as a college athlete, her new work with The Collaborative, and her career in sports social media. Bootcamp hopefuls have so much to learn from Sydnee on how to GALvanize each and every day. Make sure you checkout...


May 5, 2021

On today’s episode we recap the draft and look forward towards our work with the rookies this Bootcamp season. We also get an update on Black Women GALvanize, it’s goals for 2021, and how anyone new to GALvanize can get involved.