Panel Session

Career Opportunities for Women in Sport:

4 Perspectives

Heather Van Mullem, Ph.D.


Movement and Sport Sciences

Lewis-Clark State College


“I enjoyed hearing how all of their different situations still had similar trends.They all worked hard to get where they are and they all had passion and a strong work ethic.They did not always know exactly what they wanted, but they had ideas and searched until something fit them.”

- Meredith Jeppson

“The presenters were very inspirational and relatable.  They gave a unique perspective of competition and what it takes, passion, work ethic, and time.  To love what you do is incredibly important.” 

- Justine Cota

About Dr. Van Mullem:

Heather Van Mullem is a Professor of Kinesiology and Health in the Division of Education and Kinesiology at Lewis-Clark State College. She holds a PhD from the University of Kansas, an MS from Humboldt State University, and a BS from Eastern Washington University. A former college athlete and coach, Heather’s research and teaching interests are in Sport Studies, particularly in Sport Psychology and Sport Sociology.


Photo courtesy of LCSC Communications