Soccer star Heather Mitts kicks off Simmons series

Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff

Olympic soccer gold medalist and Boston Breaker Heather Mitts (right) participated in the inaugural Empowerment Through Sport Leadership Series at Simmons College over the weekend. Mitts, who delivered a keynote speech during the Saturday event, brought one of her medals to show to the young women in the audience. The program was put together by former Breaker (and Olympian) Angela Hucles.

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