Episode 6

Changing The Mental Health Conversation Through A Passion For Sneakers, How To Be Better Allies, and Allen Iverson Fandom - Liz Beecroft Interview

Published on: 20th January, 2021

On this episode of the Outside The Box Podcast, Nick Engvall talks with Liz Beecroft, who has collaborated with Nike, The Hundreds, and more, while combining two of her passions and inspiring conversations about mental health and the worlds of sneakers and streetwear along the way.


We discuss:

How She Became Such A Huge Allen Iverson Fan

How Men Can Be Better Allies In Supporting Women In Footwear

Using Sneakers In Her Work As A Licensed Clinical Social Worker

The Challenges Of Collaborating With Big Brands

How Stigmas and Trendiness Hold Us All Back

For More Info On Mental Health:

24/7 Confidential Support - https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Text Someone To Talk - https://crisistextline.org

Affordable Therapy - https://openpathcollective.org

Finding The Right Therapist - https://mywellbeing.com

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Outside The Box Podcast: A Different Way To Think About Sneakers
Outside The Box Podcast is hosted by Nick Engvall and aims to showcase the opportunities in the footwear business and inspire people to turn their passion for sneakers into career opportunities through conversations with thought-leaders, creators, and entrepreneurs in the sneaker business.

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Nick Engvall

Nick Engvall is a writer, content creator, strategist, and consultant, with nearly 15 years of experience in the footwear industry. Nick has helped brands like StockX, Finish Line, Complex, Eastbay, and countless others find their voice and niche in the sneaker business. He currently hosts the Sneaker History Podcast, Outside The Box Podcast, and provides consulting services to companies looking to better connect with sneaker enthusiasts.