GladiatHers® Spotlight

Former GladiatHers® Panelist To Star On The Amazing Race

LaVonne Idlette who served as a panelist at the 2nd Annual GladiatHer® Women in Sports Empowerment Summit In January has taken her talents to The Amazing Race 32! Idlette is Olympic Athlete who is an Experienced Executive and Brand Development Consultant and Advisor with a demonstrated history of building multimillion-dollar alternative asset portfolios, real estate […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Jessica Barquero — Coordinator of Leadership Programming and Events

Our GladiatHers Spotlight this week is a Miami native making her mark in Missouri with Women Leaders in College Sports. Jessica Barquero joined Women Leaders in College Sports in 2018 as the Leadership Programming, Education, & Events Intern and moved her way up to Coordinator of Leadership Programing & Events. Barquero oversees and executes all […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Stacy Griner — Franchise Owner of Kika Stretch Studios, Atlanta

Life is Short, Stretch it Out! This week’s GladiatHers Spotlight is Stacy Griner, Franchise Owner of Kika Stretch Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Kika Stretch Studios was founded by Hakika Wise in 2011 in Montclair, New Jersey as the first assisted stretching studio concept. In 2018, when Wise began franchising, the midtown Atlanta Studio now run […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Chanelle Reynolds — Director of Group Sales, Washington Football Team

NFL Executive, Success and Personal Growth Advocate, Author and Entrepreneur, this week’s GladiatHers® Spotlight is breaking glass ceilings in heels. Chanelle Reynolds is currently the Director of Group Sales for the Washington Football Team. Reynolds was only with the organization for one year before being promoted to this role where she leads the growth of […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Leah Howard — PhD Student and Counselor

From college athlete, to working adult, to present PhD student, Leah Howard is this week’s GladiatHers® Spotlight. Howard is currently a graduate student working towards her PhD in Counselor Education. She has a passion for teaching and counseling, currently teaching master’s level counseling students at Mercer University. In addition to this role, Howard is the […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Ashton Washington, University of Illinois — Director of High School Relations

Our GladiatHers® Spotlight this week is breaking barriers for women in Football. For the first time in the 130-year history of the University of Illinois Football Program, Ashton Washington was hired as the first full-time female staff member. In pursuit of her passion Washington has made history and forged a path for other GladiatHers seeking […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Anna Karefa-Johnson — Overtime, Director of Events and Experiential Marketing

This week our GladiatHers® Spotlight is coming to us from the West Coast! Anna Karefa-Johnson is currently the Director of Events and Experiential Marketing at Overtime, the fastest growing sport network for the next generation. As Director of Events & Experiential Marketing, she is responsible for orchestrating Overtime’s IRL (in real life) presence and leads […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Senior Manager, Special Events at Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium

Today we are featuring the Senior Manager of Special Events at Miami Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium, Natalie Clark for our GladiatHers® Spotlight. No stranger to the world of athletics, Clark attended Green Mountain College where she was a student athlete on the lacrosse, basketball, volleyball, softball and tennis team. Clark received her Bachelor’s in […]

GladiatHers® Spotlight: Dr. Kensa K. Gunter, PsyD, CMPC

Next up in the GladiatHers® Spotlight is Dr. Kensa K Gunter, 2019 AASP Executive Board President Elect.  You’ve seen the business side, the medical side, and even the athletics side of sports, but Dr. Gunter is here to share some information about the psychological side of sports. The new Association for Applied Sport Psycology President […]