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This Week in Career Connect:

Director of Athletic Communications - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Associate Producer, Live Events - University of Notre Dame
Our Purpose
Women Leaders in Sports is the premier leadership organization that develops, connects, advances, and champions all women working in sports. We are an expanding community of thousands of women and men—from interns to CEOs, conference commissioners, and athletic directors—who strive to grow as leaders and believe in diversity and equity in leadership. 

Women Leaders provides career and leadership training, access to a powerful network, and the resources to advance women at every stage of their careers. We are re-shaping the leadership landscape by elevating the women leaders of today and cultivating the women leaders of tomorrow. 

Upcoming Events List


  • Thursday
    18
    April

    Member Happy Hour: Rochester, NY

    Apr 18, 05:30:00 PM - 08:00:00 PM (CT)
    RIT, Roberts Wesleyan, St. John Fisher, Nazareth University, the University of Rochester & Visit Rochester Sports Commission are happy to serve as the host of one of the local Women Leaders in Sports Happy Hour as we close out the spring 2024 semester. We will be hosting our spring event in conjunction with the Rochester Red Wings at Innovation Field. Please take a moment to complete the survey below, so we will have an accurate count for all those who plan to attend. We look forward to hosting you all on Thursday, April 18th at 5:30PM. Registration includes a ticket to the game & access to suite!

  • Friday
    19
    April

    Women Leaders Ask Away with Industry Coaches

    Apr 19, 10:00:00 AM - 11:00:00 AM (CT)
    Women Leaders is hosting a one-hour webinar featuring industry coaches of various backgrounds and expertise to connect with Women Leaders members for an informal “ask away” conversation. Come with your questions on advancement, navigating a challenging work issue, the search process and more! This call will feature Sandy Barbour, Retired VP for Athletics at Penn State, Candace Campbell Jackson, Senior VP and Chief of Staff at Syracuse University, Cheryl Levick, Founder and CEO at Personalized Executive Training, and Angela Taylor, Partner/Deal Maker at The Dignitas Agency.

  • Tuesday
    23
    April

    Member to Member: NCAA Transformation Attestation

    Apr 23, 12:00:00 PM - 01:00:00 PM (CT)
    Please join other Women Leaders to discuss and learn about the NCAA Transformation Attestation.

  • Wednesday
    24
    April

    Circle Call: Communications & Digital Media

    Apr 24, 02:30:00 PM - 03:30:00 PM (CT)
    Join us for the Communications and Digital Media: Pro Sports & Media Startups - Securing Your Next Job call on Wednesday, April 24th at 2:30 pm CT/3:30 pm ET! This call will feature Jasmine McCrawford (Jacksonville Jaguars), Karina Amos (Overtime), and Taylor Garner (Atlanta Falcons). Learn more about all the tips and tricks needed to stand out from the crowd during interviews and secure your next position in Communications and Digital Media!

Rising Stars Spotlight: Dia Fortenberry & Dani Fey

Learn more about the Rising Stars HERE!