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“There is Life After Sports”: Connecting Student Athletes and Young Professionals with the Seasoned Veterans, with Sydnee Walker

Episode 9
14m | Jul 6, 2022

The Athletes Unite Conference will be an event you’ve never yet experienced as an athlete. As we all gather and talk about mental health and career, attendees will be able to connect with everyone that’s there – from the young students to the veterans of various fields.

 

But even before the conference, someone has already been doing work like this. For two years now, she’s been opening doors for learning and opportunities for young professionals and athletes.

 

Tune in to this episode to understand the power behind connecting people of diverse experiences.

 

Sydnee Walker is a former Division 1 Track & Field athlete at the University of Oregon where she graduated with a double major in Journalism and PR. Sydnee is the founder of The Collaborative, where she helps connect the sports and entertainment industry with journalists and PRs via Zoom fireside chats.

 

High Points:

  • Live Q&A: The Vision for The Collaborative in relation to Sydnee’s Degree in Journalism and PR
  • Why Is It Important for Athletes to Unite?
  • The First Thought Upon Hearing “Women and Sports”

 

(00:00:00) – Snippet + Intro

(00:01:11) – Register and Get Your Tickets Now!

(00:02:34) – Welcoming today’s guest, Sydnee Walker

(00:03:05) – Talking about The Collaborative and the Things that They Do

(00:04:06) – Knowing Who to Invite as A Guest Speaker

(00:05:28) – The Backstory of How Sydnee Ended Up Throwing Hammer

(00:07:21) – Live Q&A: The Vision for The Collaborative in relation to Sydnee’s Degree in Journalism and PR

(00:09:27) – Why Is It Important for Athletes to Unite?

(00:11:20) – What She’s Most Excited About with the Conference

(00:11:55) – The First Thought Upon Hearing “Women and Sports”

(00:12:55) – Connect with Sydnee Walker

(00:13:37) – Get Your Tickets Now!

 

Connect with Sydnee Walker:

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