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National Convention

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We can't wait to see you in Baltimore, October 13-15, 2024. Over 1300 Women Leaders will come together for three days of empowering programming, connection and inspiration. 

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WE ARE

WOMEN LEADERS

Women Leaders in College Sports evolves to Women Leaders in Sports to embrace a new and more inclusive chapter in our organizational journey.

With this evolution, we are broadening our mandate as we become an even more inclusive platform that welcomes and supports women leaders from diverse backgrounds and professional experiences. More than ever women are pivoting across sectors of sports, and we want you to know there is always a place for you in our community as a woman leader in sports.

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"This is more than a mere name change. It is a brand evolution that reflects the impressive growth and impact our organization continues to have on women leaders beyond the collegiate athletics space. The advancement of women’s sports in terms of participation, investment and attention is at historic highs. The time is right for our organization to broaden our impact in order to engage, inspire and develop women in leadership at all levels of sports and society at large."

Heather Lyke
Director of Athletics, University of Pittsburgh & President, Board Chair of Women Leaders in Sports

WHAT FUELS OUR PURPOSE

Women Leaders in Sports empowers women to advance into positions of influence and transform the world of sports. Through world-class leadership development, career training, and access to a powerful network, Women Leaders accelerates the leadership potential of women to positively impact sports.

24%

Only 24% of all Athletic Directors in the NCAA are women.

 

8.2%

Women represent only 8.2% of Fortune 500 CEOs. Of those 41, just 5 are Women of Color. 

1 in 2

1 in 2 Women advance in their careers within 1 year of attending a Women Leaders Institute.

"My challenge to each and every person is to commit to supporting each other. We either raise each other up or we don't. We either help one another or we don't. We either support one another or we don't. There is no in-between."

Heather Lyke, Director of Athletics, University of Pittsburgh 


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Women Leaders CHAMPION Partners

We are so grateful for the generous support and involvement of our partners. By partnering with us, you're helping us advance our mission to develop, connect, and advance women working in sports and beyond!

         

                          

 

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