EQ: How has the explosive growth of professional women’s soccer changed the conversation about the game?
Guest: Darian Jenkins, #11, attacking forward for Reign FC
From how she fell in love with soccer and how her degree in English Language & Literature helps her on the pitch to why she loves coaching young women as the Assistant Coach for Reign FC Academy, Darian shares insights into the game and life. We also discuss challenges young women (especially women of color) face in a superficial and beauty focused world.
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Do Your Fudging Homework:
Annie: Stop what you’re doing and go buy tickets for a Reign game.
Hope: Since recording--GO READ THE NATIONAL TEAM BY CAITLIN MURRAY
Darian: White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
PS: go listen to the IWL interview with Robin DiAngelo
SHOUT OUT TO DARIAN’S MOM!!!!