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Friday Win your Week-

Thank you to our Champ10n Women for a 10 season!


Thank you for your ability to G.I.V.E.H.O.P.E. to the world by sharing your stories and igniting the Power of Team. Our Season may be concluding, but our Journey to Discover How Women Win Our Way carries on. Thank you for a fabulous season and for teaming up to Discover, Design and Do, Winning OUR WAY! We Support Each Other

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Friday Win your Week-

Thank you to our Champ10n Women Coaches


Check out this week’s 10 talks podcast episode to hear HOW WOMEN WIN throughout our 10 season. Thank you for your ability to G.I.V.E.H.O.P.E. to the world by sharing your stories and igniting the Power of Team.

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Friday Win your Week-

Thank you to our Champ10n Women Athletes

Check out this week’s 10 talks podcast episode to hear HOW WOMEN WIN throughout our 10 season. Thank you for your ability to G.I.V.E.H.O.P.E. to the world by sharing your stories and igniting the Power of Team.

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Friday Win your Week-

Thank you to our Champ10n Business Women

​Check out this week’s 10 talks podcast episode to hear HOW WOMEN WIN throughout our 10 season. Thank you for your ability to G.I.V.E.H.O.P.E. to the world by sharing your stories and igniting the Power of Team.

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Friday Win your Week-

with Tayyiba Haneef-Park,

Athletes Unlimited

Director of Sport,

Oregon Volleyball Assistant Coach, 3x Olympian for USA Volleyball, Best selling Author

& Entrepreneur at 79 and Park


Credentials: Tayyiba's 10 Moments:​

  • B.A. in Communication and Media Arts from California State University, Long Beach

  • Competed in 2004, 2008, 2012 summer olympics in volleyball

  • Director of Sport at Athletes Unlimited

  • Author of 'Your Voice Matters"


  1. How do we raise children as women while in the sports industry? Communication and role modeling is key. Invite your kids into the process. How can women have the ability to go for what they want in all of these areas of their lives?

  2. How do we ask for what we need? Know your worth and what matters to you. What environment will you be supported and successful in?

  3. What do the intersections of race and gender look like while going for what you want? Our environment and experiences shape us into who we are. Where do we find role models?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Natalie Paradis,

Global Director of

Diversity Talent Innovation

-DEI- Talent Acquisition at Nike


Credentials: Natalie's 10 Moments:​

  • Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Kansas

  • Previous Senior Executive Coach for InsideTrack

  • NKCreative Marketing Communications/ Management (2007-2015)

  • Nike DEI Leadership Acceleration Academy License (2022)

  • Nike Global Director, Diversity Talent Innovation, DEI


  1. Where does the capacity of being resilient originate? Women winning often includes coming out of adversity stronger than before. How do we get there?

  2. How do we win our way? The definition of winning is very individualized. What is your way?

  3. How do we stay true to our authentic self? This can show up in different ways across your personal and professional life. What are winning strategies to be who you are freely?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Ashley Losch,

Captain and

Public Information Officer

for Glendale, AZ  Fire Department

Credentials: Ashley's 10 Moments:​

  • 21 years with Glendale Fire Department

  • Graduate from Arizona State University

  • Public Information Office


  1. What are your strengths and how do you use them to win in life? Having a purpose and a passion helps build resilience through adversities when working toward your goals. What is yours?

  2. How do you invest your emotional currency? Invest in what matters to you. What does it take for others for you to give emotional currency to them?

  3. How can you manage raising a family while investing in your career as a woman? Work-life alignment is essential to live your 10 life. What is your career industry doing for you and what matters to you?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Liz Cumby,

President and Founder of 

Cumby Consulting


Credentials: Liz's 10 Moments:​

  • MBA in Marketing Management from University of Kentucky

  • Organizer for Medtech Women 

  • Marketing Associate at Stanford University (2005-2007)

  • President of Cumby Consulting 


  1. Growth mindsets are essential to push for success. How do we as women become high achievers? Does what you are doing matter to you or add value to the world? 

  2. How do you manage the boundary of what you want to do and what your boss or coach wants you to do? There are times you may have to sacrifice. How do we get in alignment?

  3. We all make mistakes. How do we learn from these mistakes rather than letting them bring us down? Stay anchored in your why and your value.

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Friday Win your Week-

with Nona Lee,

Founder and CEO of

Truth DEI Consulting

Credentials: Nona's 10 Moments:​

  • B.A. in Broadcasting and Broadcasting Business from Pepperdine University 

  • Doctor of Law, Oklahoma City University School of Law

  • VP, Associate General Counsel of Phenix Suns (200-2005)

  • Worked for Arizona Diamondbacks (2005-2022)

  • Founder of Truth DEI Consulting


  1. Why has it taken so long to realize the significance of diversity, equity and inclusion? There is fear of many things: having to confront unpleasant realities, being uncomfortable, or shifting budgets. How can we shrink the gap between DEI and industries? 

  2. What societal changes are we seeing in regards to women stepping into the workplace? Imposter syndrome is very prevalent among women and has been for several decades. How can we be an agent of change for other women to prevent fear from getting in their own way?

  3. How do we respect and own our value as women? Our power is often questioned or challenged as we advance in our professions. How do we gain perspective and confidence throughout these moments?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Karch Kiraly,

USA Women's National Volleyball Team Head Coach

Credentials: Karch's 10 Moments:​

  • Attained Bachelor's degree at UCLA​

  • x2 Olympic games U.S. Gold Medalist Men's Volleyball (1984, 1988)

  • Named best player in the world by the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) in 1986 and '88

  • Olympic Gold Medalist for Men's Sand Volleyball (1996)

  • Volleyball Hall of Fame (2001)

  • Head Coach for U.S. Women's national Volleyball team since 2012


  1. What are some observations when it comes to coaching men vs. women? Women tend to have a higher level of emotional intelligence. What else shows up and how does this affect the coaching dynamic?

  2. There is a stereotype that women cannot work well together with other women. How does this show up within elite women’s sports teams? Is it true?

  3. What makes an elite female athlete? Characteristics can be genetic or developed. What makes them a winner, and is it trained?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Nicolette Sanlin,

McKendree University

Head Men's and Women's Volleyball Coach


Credentials: Nicolette's

10 Moments:​

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Marketing from Marshall University 

  • Masters of Science in Adult and Technical Education from Marshall University

  • Marketing Graduate Assistant (2006-2007)

  • Target Store Executive Leader (2007-2009)

  • Camp Counselor University of Missouri (2001-2002)

  • McKendree University Coaching (2012-present)


  1. Are there differences between coaching men and women? All student athletes need validation and to release their emotions, but men often have more difficulties expressing this. 

  2. How can women succeed in higher-power positions? Feelings of self-doubt and societal pressure push women from even considering these types of positions. How can women find courage?

  3. Women who balance family and work face many challenges in both areas. What are the implications? How do we move forward with success in both?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Harriet Hopf,

University of Utah

Adjunct Professor

Biomedical Engineering & Professor, Department of Anesthesiology


Credentials: Harriet's 10 Moments:​

  • Bachelor's in Biology from Yale

  • MD, Medicine from Geisel School of Medicine Dartmouth 

  • Professor of Anesthesiology at University California San Francisco (1992-2006)

  • Professor at the University of Utah (2006-present)



  1. What is your definition of competition? Competitiveness can sometimes come at the expense of collaboration, yet it is a very present quality in athletes. How can we be both competitive and collaborative?

  2. When a woman is in a leadership position, her actions are perceived differently than those of men. Masculine leadership qualities have been noted as beneficial for women advancing within organizations. How can we reframe how women leaders are perceived?

  3. How can we find people to be on our support team? It takes a village. How can we not only recognize who is on our team, but use our team when we need them?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Julie Culley,

Sports Marketing Manager at Brooks Running

and Former Olympic Runner


Credentials: Julie's 10 Moments:​

  • Georgetown University Track and Field Assistant Coach (2014-2020)

  • Georgetown University Director of Track and Field (2016-2020)

  • London 2012 Olympic Finalist in 5000m

  • Professional Track Athlete for ASICS America (2010-2016)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and Political Science from Rutgers University

  • Master's Degree in Marketing from Georgetown University


  1. How can women champion other women in a male dominated industry? Many adopt coaching styles from those they have grown up around. If these are male-oriented, how do we as females find our own manner?

  2. How can women coach men? How do we get rid of the assumptions of women coaches lacking validity and authority in their own sport? 

  3. There is a social problem particularly for women when it comes to childcare. How do we keep women with families in coaching?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Katlyn Gao,

CEO and Co-founder of

Professional Volleyball League



Credentials: Katlyn's 10 Moments:​

  • B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University​

  • MBA Harvard Business School

  • Associate Consultant for Bain & Company (2001-2003)

  • Director of Global Merchandising for Coach (2007-2010)

  • SVP and GM Global Ecommerce group Lululemon (2016-2017)

  • Co-founder and CEO of League One Volleyball- LOVB


  1.  How can we erase the binary that when somebody wins, somebody else has to lose? This is not the way it always has to be. What is your definition of winning?

  2. How can you as a female develop your leadership skills to lead yourself and others? Find your anchor to look back on when things get tough. Are you an ally for the women around you, male or female?

  3. How can you harmonize your personal and professional lives? Alignment is important. Are you investing in what matters to you? What is your return on that investment?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Mary Wise,

University of Florida Head Women’s Volleyball Coach

Credentials: Mary's 10 Moments:

  • Championships

    • 24x SEC Regular Season Championships

    • 8x NCAA Final Four

  • Coaching Honors

    • 13x SEC Coach of the Year

    • 3x AVCA National Coach of the Year

    • USA Volleyball All-time Great Coach (2006)

    • Past president of American Volleyball Coaches Association

    • At age 21, was the youngest Division I coach ever hired (Iowa State)

  • Achievements and Records 

    • First ever coach to win 100 straight games

    • Most career victories among women D1 head coaches in NCAA history

    • Only female to coach in NCAA Championships match

    • Only female to coach in more than 1 NCAA Final Four

    • First female coach in NCAA D1 history to win 15 consecutive regular season conference matches.

    • First coach to ever win 90% of matches in 1st 16 seasons at 1 school.

    • Reached the 500-win plateau faster than any other Division I female coach.

  • 1981 Graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in physical education



  1. How do we set women up to be successful according to their own definition? Being results-oriented can bring about difficulties, yet it is important to keep winning. How do we as coaches and players overcome these failures?

  2. How can we separate our identities as individuals and as coaches/players? The family component is huge for female coaches. How do we create balance?

  3. What are the advantages and disadvantages of being a female coach coaching a women’s sport? The role of gender shows up differently across teams. How do you find and emphasize the positives?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Ann Meyers Drysdale,

Former Professional

Basketball player and 

Phoenix Mercury President and

Phoenix Suns Vice President 

Credentials: Ann's 10 Moments:​

  • Became first high school student to play for U.S. National Team (1974)

  • UCLA women's basketball athlete (1974-78)

  • U.S. Olympic basketball team wining silver silver in 1976 games

  • Indiana Pacer's player (1980)

  • Analyst for NBC sports coverage of women's basketball 

  • International Women's sports hall of fame (1999)

  • VP of Phoenix Suns and Mercury


  1. How can we bridge the gap between male and female hires in sport administration positions? As we climb the ladder of advancement, there is less female presence, and males tend to hire other males for these roles. How do we increase female occupancy?

  2. What are winning strategies for increasing female exposure? Fans of a respective sport can often name several male superstars, but only a handful of women athletes. Communication is a great starting point; what else?

  3. Have a voice. The rate of female dropouts from sport is fairly high. How do we prevent this?

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Friday Win your Week-

with JoAnne Pasternack

President and Chief Impact Officer,


Founder of Athlete Voices


Credentials: JoAnne's 10 Moments:​

  • Bachelor's of Psychology and Spanish fro, University of Pennsylvania

  • Master's in Executive Program for non profit leaders

  • Santa Clara University school of Law

  •  Founding member, advisory board of Applied Silver, Inc.

  • Co-founder of Athletes' Voices

  • Serves on non profit board of special olympics of Norther California


  1. How can we give girls the resources to succeed? Girls in today’s society have more seats at the table, but are often silenced if they try to share their opinion with the others surrounding them. Telling girls they have opportunities and giving them the proper tools is the next step.

  2. How can women promote themselves and their value to create a monetary foundation? Women can be easily put down, making it more difficult to stand up for themselves and what they do. 

  3. Where are you if you ask and the answer is no? Often the answer is right where you are; we do not go backwards. There is nothing to lose if you are prepared, articulate what you need and want, and it matters to you.

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Friday Win your Week-

with Linda Hampton-Keith,

Temple University's

Head Women's Volleyball Coach


Credentials: Linda's 10 Moments:​

  • Lead NC State women's volleyball to 20-win season (2017)

  • Volunteer Coach for Louisville (2021)

  • Associate Head Coach at Arizona State (2011-2015)

  • Worked closely with USA Volleyball Youth Development Programs

  • Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Florida International University


  1. How can assistant coaches make a significant impact within a program? These positions often shift more so than head coaching positions. How can these positions be intentional with their time and effort within their program?

  2. There are many experiences that affect who you are in the present. How do you learn what values you are going to take forward with you and what you are going to leave behind? 

  3. Learning at times involves opening yourself up to past pain and failure. How do we take these lessons as forward momentum in order to work towards positive and consistent change?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Sanja Tomasevic,

Head Women's Volleyball Coach

for Arizona State University


Credentials: Sanja's 10 Moments:​

  • Head Women's Volleyball coach at Arizona State University 

  • B.A. in Communication and Media from University of Washington 

  • Assistant coach University of Miami (2016)

  • Retired Professional Volleyball player (2008-2012)

  • National Champion of Greece (2009 & 2010)

  • PAC-10 Player of the Year (2005)


  1. How can you find your own coaching style and philosophy as a woman in a male-dominated industry? We often mirror the coaches we had growing up. How can you be a role-model for those you coach?

  2. How do we be our authentic selves without having a female role model? It takes a village. Remember your why.

  3. Patience is key. Women facing gender stereotypes and other societal barriers can be pushed too quickly to get through them. How do we find the balance?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Lynn Farquhar,

St. Joseph’s University

Head Women’s

Field Hockey Coach

Credentials: Lynn's 10 Moments:​

  • Old Dominion University Bachelors of business, marketing, management

  • Liberty University Masters in Human Services

  • Syracuse University Master's of Science, Cultural Foundations of Education 

  • 2000 Field Hockey National Champion

  • Head Field Hockey Coach for St. Joseph University

    • Leading Field Hockey NCAA team to being in  top 8​


  1.  How do you Care and Compete? Define and give yourself permission to act out of the stereotype of ‘femininity’. How are you supposed to feel, and how do you want to feel? Who are you and what’s important to you?

  2. How do you honor your authentic self and the Power of Team? Honor who your teammates are and allow them to be their authentic selves. How can you connect with them so they know that you care?

  3. How do you hold yourself accountable as a coach to living the life and values you teach your athletes? Self care is the most selfless thing we can do, yet we often run into trouble finding the time to do so. What are winning strategies that work for you?

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Friday Win your Week-

How Does Struggle

Create Success

Thank you for joining us on our journey of How Women Win Our Way and continuing to G.I.V.E.H.O.P.E. to women across the world!


One important question we’ve asked our women is How Struggle Creates Success. Listen as we hear answers from our CHAMP10N Guests as followed: 

1. Charli Turner Thorne, Arizona State University Head Women's Basketball Coach

2. Carol Hutchins, University of Michigan Head Softball Coach

3. Brittany Abercrombie and Carly DeHoog, Professional Volleyball Players

4. Carli Synder, Professional Volleyball Player and Former NCAA Athlete for the University of Florida


Stay tuned NEXT FRIDAY to hear more compiled answers to How Women Win Our Way.

Want to G.I.V.E.H.O.P.E. to other women by sharing how you win?

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Friday Win your Week-

with Tonya Johnson,

Louisiana State University

Head Women's Volleyball Coach

Credentials: Tonya's 10 Moments:​