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🚨This Week on Career Connect 🚨

Learning Specialist - University of Texas

Assistant Director, Digital & Social Media - Mountain West Conference

Assistant Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services - Bowling Green State University

Director of Athletics - Fresno State University

Senior Associate Athletic Director - Williams College

Assistant Coach, Women's Lacrosse - University of Notre Dame

Assistant Coach, Rowing - University of Notre Dame

Assistant Athletic Trainer - University of Notre Dame

Fan Experience Assistant Manager - University of Notre Dame

Assistant Director, Sports Nutrition - 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


  • Tuesday
    18
    June

    New Member Experience Call

    Jun 18, 11:00:00 AM - 11:30:00 AM (CT)
    Please join other Women Leaders for the New Member Experience Call on Tuesday, June 18th at 11am CT/12pm ET. Join us to connect with other new members and learn about your member benefits!

  • Tuesday
    18
    June

    Circle Call: HR/People & Culture

    Jun 18, 01:00:00 PM - 02:00:00 PM (CT)
    Join other Women Leaders for an insightful circle call led by HR/People & Culture experts titled "Onboarding to WIN!" This session will delve into effective onboarding practices to ensure your new staff members feel welcomed and valued as they embark on their new roles. Featuring Kylee Levers as the panel moderator, alongside distinguished experts Jessica Sharpsteen, Meghan Weiseman, and Taunita Stephenson. Don't miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable insights and strategies for successful onboarding!

  • Thursday
    20
    June

    Circle Call: LGBTQIA+

    Jun 20, 12:00:00 PM - 01:00:00 PM (CT)
    Join other Women Leaders and Allies as we celebrate Pride Month with a meaningful discussion featuring Carly Riepenhoff from Lafayette College, who will share valuable insights centered on the creation of student-athlete affinity groups.

  • Sunday
    23
    June

    2024 Women Leaders Institute for Advancement

    Jun 23, 04:00:00 PM - 01:00:00 PM (CT)
    INVITE ONLY: The Women Leaders in Sports Institute for Advancement (IA), formerly known as Institute for Administrative Advancement (IAA) is the premier "level one" leadership development program for women in sport. An engaging faculty—including leaders representing all NCAA divisions, industry trailblazers, and executives in women's sports will prepare, empower and inspire participants to elevate their performance and advance within the industry.

Rising Stars Spotlight: Dia Fortenberry & Dani Fey

Learn more about the Rising Stars HERE!