Mental Health, Gender Equity, and Sports With Olga Harvey

Olga Harvey

In this episode of Sports Up, Meredith Syms hosts Olga Harvey of the Women’s Sports Foundation. They talk about philanthropy, gender equity, mental health, and women in the sports industry. Olga shares how she found herself getting into the sports world and eventually working in an organization that focuses on helping women thrive in sports through research, partnerships, advocacy, and community impact.

All is Not Lost: Ascend Athletics Helping Afghan Girls

Marina LeGree

On this episode of the Sports Up podcast, Meredith Syms is joined by Marina LeGree, the Founder and Executive Director of Ascend Athletics, to discuss how Ascend is empowering girls in Afghanistan through sports. Marina talks about why she chose Afghanistan to build her program, how Ascend is transforming the way Afghan girls see themselves, and how those girls have been impacted by the recent Taliban takeover.