PODCAST: S5:EP14 – Corye Beene, Editor of Awesome Sports and professor at the University of Texas at Arlington

Join us for S5:EP14 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Corye Beene, Editor of Awesome Sports and professor at the University of Texas at Arlington sits down with our host Roy Kessel to share her passion for Title IX and provides some insight on how we can encourage and promote more women in sports!

Dr. Beene, Ph.D, is a professor at University of Texas at Arlington where she teaches United States History. Growing up in a family that participated in many sports, Corye was able to successfully pursue her athletic interests through out high school and college playing volleyball. While in college, Corye developed a deep passion for history, specifically Title IX, and continued on to pursue a Ph.D where she wrote her dissertation on Title IX and related topics in women’s athletics. Providing women’s athletics with the resources to achieve the same level and amount of opportunities male athletics receive is a big deal of what Dr. Beene focuses on and strives to push towards in the future.

Corye is the author of her very own newsletter Awesome Sports, and she takes the time to share various sports stories coming from the past and present. A huge advocate for female empowerment and supporting women’s sports, Corye recognizes the importance of sharing and promoting various sports stories to inspire athletes and promote equal opportunities.

Corye Beene joins our host Roy Kessel on S5:EP14 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast


  • 00:00 Introduction
  • 00:46 What got Corye Interested in Sports
  • 02:30 Title IX becoming Corye’s passion
  • 04:56 Opportunities her Title IX dissertation opened up
  • 07:55 Launching her Newsletter
  • 10:19 Keeping Sports Fun
  • 12:40 Encouraging young girls to to pursue sports
  • 17:10 Supporting female athletes in sports/inter-murals
  • 22:31 How to subscribe to Corye’s newsletter
  • 23:37 What We See Happening in Sports the Next 3-5 Years
  • 26:30 Promoting Women’s Sports Equally
  • 29:13 If Corye Could Be Commissioner of Any Sport/What Changes She’d Make


Sharliz Reyes

Sharliz Reyes

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