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Securing Becky’s participation was a huge win coming out of the gate. Even before our interview, I knew that her episode would be a part of the season launch. There were two reasons why: Becky has been an incredible leader in the equa…

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While many may feel fine just jumping into an interview without much prep, this approach didn’t sit well with me. Instead, to prepare for every athlete interview, I employed a two step approach: Research the athlete to familiarize …

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Athletes are inundated with requests, so I needed to come up with a pitch and approach that would set me apart. In many ways, starting this process felt like I was starting a massive maze; it had a million different starting points (and they wer…

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Aug. 31, 2020

Ready, set, podcast

and we’re rollin’…but what am I doing?! For my first month of “podcasting,” I was all three Kermits. My emotions fluctuated between terror (of the commitment I had gotten myself into/was now accountable for), exciteme…

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The podcast is not about me, so if you want to learn about me, you won’t get very far by listening to the episodes; they’re about the world’s top female-identifying athletes. That said, the more research I do and the more I learn a…

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Aug. 6, 2020

Goals & Purpose

Introducing Flame Bearers: The Women Athletes Carrying Tokyo’s Torch.   My name is Jamie Mittelman. I’m a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) graduate student at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). With the support of the HK…

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