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Greenberg, Ellie (Class of 2020), 2023-04-12

Identifier: C181_Greenberg_Ellie_Donovan_Beatrice_2023_04_12

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1 .m4a and 1 .vtt file generated during Zoom oral history interview with Ellie Greenberg, Class of 2020, conducted by Special Collections Oral History Intern, Beatrice Donovan, Class of 2023.5.

Introduction. Class of 2020. Women's soccer. Track and Field. (0:06); Experience through Middlebury. Identity. Demand of time through soccer. Closeness of one team. (0:39); Background. Single-sex K-12. All female teachers. All female coaches. (1:55); Adjustment in college. 5 male coaches. Led by men. (2:30); Unintended consequences of Title IX. More male coaches. Gender of coaching. (4:02); Social status. Gendered dynamics of social settings. Master's in Social Work. (6:05); Equal treatment on co-ed team. Social respect tied to team's performance. (7:17); Shared coaching, access, and workouts on track. Sprinting. (8:06); Life plans. Preventative education on gender based violence. High school students. Mentorship with girls soccer team. (8:43); Strength and confidence through soccer. Teamwork. (9:40); Supporting young girls through sport. Master's of Education and Athletic Leadership. Empowerment and confidence building. (10:20); Power of sports. Grateful for sports. Women's Professional Sports. Playing Professional Sports. (11:33); Crisis Response. (12:52); Ability to Play Women's Sports now. Increased Access (14:00); Playing Professionally in Israel. Lack of Access to Sports in the Middle East for Women. Limited Prospects for Young Girls to Play. (14:15); Tel Aviv Pro Team. Training with Israeli National Team. Age Range on Team. (16:05); Differences in recruiting. Increasing competitiveness of women's sports. VHS tapes for recruiting. (17:30); Leveraging power and passion of sports. Special Olympics. Social Work. Professional Sports World. (19:50); Camping trips as a way to connect. (20:55)


  • Creation: 2023-04-12

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