The Game Changers podcast returns on Tuesday October 31 with eight more trailblazers in women’s sport exploring their careers and key issues around equality in sport and beyond.
The award-winning podcast is support by Sport England through a National Lottery Award and hosted by Sue Anstiss MBE.
The superb guest list for this latest series includes:
Caroline Wozniacki – A professional tennis player who was ranked world number one for 71 weeks at the height of her career, and who won the Australian Open, before retiring from the game in 2020 having been diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. In 2023, now mother to two small children, Caroline announced her surprise return to professional tennis.
Ellie Simmonds - one of the world’s most celebrated Paralympians with an incredible 5 Paralympic gold medals, 14 World titles, 10 European titles and countless World records. Ellie retired from the pool in 2021, but continues to be one of the nation’s most well-loved personalities and a regular on our TV screens.
Caroline Dubois – A pioneering professional British boxer and Olympian, who won European, World and Olympic Youth titles, and is now IBO Lightweight Champion.
Layla Guscoth – an England netballer who incredibly combines this role with her career as a doctor. Having won silver and bronze World Cup medals, Layla’s captained her country along with teams in the Netball Super League and in Australia.
Suzy Wrack – A British journalist and much-celebrated women’s football writer for The Guardian, Suzy’s also the award-winning author of ‘A Woman's Game’ and does an incredible job driving social change through her coverage of women’s sport.
Jeanette Kwakye – former British sprinter, 5-time British Champion, Olympian and world indoor silver medallist, who’s gone on to become a much-respected sports broadcaster across the BBC, Sky and Channel 5.
Juliet Slot – Chief Commercial Officer at Arsenal Football Club, and a non-exec Director of the British Olympic Association, with previous senior roles at Ascot Racecourse, London 2012, Fulham Football Club and adidas. Juliet’s passionate about gender equality in sport and is leading the way through her work at Arsenal.
Hannah Mills - the most successful Olympic female sailor in history, Hannah went on to join Ben Ainslie’s SailGP team as its first female sailor, returning to the water just a few months after the birth of her baby Sienna. Hannah’s also a passionate advocate for positive impact around climate change.
The Game Changers is available for free across all podcast platforms, or you can listen directly from the Fearless Women website www.fearlesswomen.co.uk.
This is also where you’ll find details of all the trailblazing guests featured in previous series – there are over 150 of them. You can also listen to the best-selling book ‘Game On: The Unstoppable Rise of Women’s Sport’ for free on the podcast. You’ll find the entire audio of the best-selling book in series 13.
The Fearless Women website is also where you can find out more about the Women’s Sport Collective, a free, inclusive community for all women working in sport. Help progress your leadership ambitions networking events, regional groups, webinars, mentoring schemes, LinkedIn Group, monthly newsletter, complimentary places at industry conferences and much, much more. It’s all completely free.
Thank you to Sport England who support The Game Changers Podcast with a National Lottery award.
Find out more about The Game Changers podcast here: https://www.fearlesswomen.co.uk/thegamechangers
Hosted by Sue Anstiss
Produced by Sam Walker, What Goes On Media
A Fearless Women production