WOC #10 Angela Hucles, 2x Olympic Gold Medalist Talks About Leaving Space for Introverts to Lead
Founder and CEO of Empowerment Through Sport Leadership, Angela Hucles is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist for US Soccer, two-time World Cup Bronze Medalist, former professional soccer player of the Boston Breakers and the US Soccer Foundation’s 2009 Humanitarian of the Year. After her retirement from professional soccer, Angela was a sports broadcaster and analyst for the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics (NBC) and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup (FOX). Angela is a TEDx speaker and served as the president of the Women’s Sports Foundation, founded by Billie Jean King.
Angela led the U.S. team in scoring with 4 goals in the 2008 Olympics; 2 of these goals came in the U.S. victory over Japan. With a passion for helping others achieve their goals and dreams and over 30 years experience in the sports industry, she founded the Leadership Series in 2012, an event focused on discovering sports leadership skills and athlete transitions that translate to life success. Angela has become a regular speaker on topics of sports leadership, equality, inclusion & safe spaces, anti-bullying, and the power of sport and its impact on personal growth and development.
8:00 Who Were Her Great Teammates and Why
12:30 Leaders is About Relationships
14:00 Embrace Your Role, Prepare For New Roles
18:00 Angela on Getting Back to the Joy
27:00 Introverted Leadership and Allowing “Space” for Intoverts
34:30 Learn to Lead from Your Strengths
39:00 The Social Impact of Sports – Paving the Path for Women in Sports