Women in Sports and Events
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WISE Women of the Year: Honorees

WISE Women of the Year Honorees

2017 Doris Burke, Buffy Filippell, Amy Trask

2016 Renie Anderson, Kathy Behrens, Karen Brodkin

2015 Amy Latimer, Lara Price, Mary Scott

2014 Val Ackerman, Chris Driessen, Barbara Paddock, Judy Sweet*

2013 Sharon Byers, Danielle Maged, Carol Stiff

2012 Gail D. Hunter, Kim Williams, Marla Miller

2011 Stacey Allaster, Lisa Baird, Wendy Lewis

2010 Jean Afterman, Roxanne Jones, Jennifer Storms

2009 Kathy Carter, Jamie McCourt, Jacqueline Parkes

2008 Rita Benson LeBlanc, Pam Oliver, Molly Solomon

2007 Cindy Alston, Mary Carillo, Donna Orender

2006 Sheila Johnson, Beatriz Perez, Mary Wittenberg

2005 Christine Brennan, Christine Driessen, Jo Ann Ross

2004 10th Anniversary Commemorative Luncheon (No honoreesnamed.)

2003 Dockery Clark, LeslieAnne Wade, Deborah Yow

2002 Billie Jean King, Lesley Visser

2001 Lee Ann Daly, Kathleen Francis, Stephanie Tolleson

2000 Marla Messing, Kim Ng, Sue Wellington

1999 Nancy Brinker, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Pat Summitt

1998 Val Ackerman, Robin Roberts, Elizabeth (Eli) Primrose-Smith

1997 Liz Dolan

1996 Lydia Stephans

1995 Sarah Levinson

WISE Champions

2017 | Ted Leonsis, owner and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment

2016 | John Skipper, president, ESPN, Inc. and co-chairman, Disney Media Networks

2015 | Casey Wasserman, chairman and CEO of Wasserman Media Group

2013 | Dick Ebersol, former chairman of NBC Sports

2012 | Sean McManus, chairman of CBS Sports

2011 | Ross Greenburg, former president of HBO Sports