Erika Mueller Chen speaks to Shanell Mosley about her interest in corporate social responsibility, and her vision leading the D.C. United Foundation in Major League Soccer (MLS).

About Inspira

Launched in January 2023, the Inspira podcast with Erika Mueller Chen is an interview-based podcast that provides career advice and stories from global change-makers in sport for development, social Impact, and the diplomatic service. In 2023, 50 interviews with inspirational leaders working in sport for development and peace from over 35 different countries will be published. 

About the Episode Guest

Shanell Mosley is the Director of Community Relations and Executive Director at the D.C. United Foundation where she oversees the organization’s community and social responsibility strategy to help make the DMV (Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia) a better place for future generations to come. She formerly served as Deputy Director of Sports Partnerships at UNICEF USA where she managed relationships with US sports leagues, teams and professional athletes dedicated to educating, advocating and fundraising to help the world’s most vulnerable children. With over 13 years in the sports philanthropy space, it is her personal mission to create social change and positive impact using sports. Shanell received her Bachelors from Bentley University and Masters from Northeastern University. Shanell also serves on faculty for the Sports & Entertainment Impact Collective and is on the board for the Bentley MOSAIC Alumni Council.

Listen to Episode 4: Shanell Mosley (USA) - Why is purpose important in sports partnerships & social responsibility?

Learn More

To learn more about the Inspira Podcast, read episode transcripts, and access “Erika’s Global Resource Hub” - a robust written resource created to support folks interested in sport for development and peace, please visit Erika’s LinkTree:

Erika Mueller Chen is an international development specialist with over a decade of experience leveraging the amazing power of sport to promote peace and positive social impact. She currently works in Sports Diplomacy and resides in Mexico.

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