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Speed Mentoring RoundtablesWISE augments its mentoring initiatives with the launch of Speed Mentoring Roundtables, an annual WISE Within national signature event. 


WISE/R Symposium LogoWISE debuts WISE/R Symposium, the first event of its kind to focus solely on the personal and professional development of women in the business of sports. The annual all-day event takes a 360-degree view of working in sports and features high-profile leaders from across the industry. Read more >>

WISE 20 Years LogoWISE celebrates its 20th luncheon by recognizing four WISE Women of Distinction: Val Ackerman, commissioner of the Big East Conference; Christine Driessen, executive vice president and chief financial officer at ESPN; Barbara Paddock, senior vice president at JPMorgan Chase; and Judy Sweet, co-founder and board president of Alliance of Women Coaches.

Kathy Francis, Sue Rodin, Sharon ByersCoca-Cola joins WISE to establish the Rodin Scholarship for the professional development of female small-business owners. Recipients earn a partial scholarship to attend the WISE Executive Leadership Institute.

WISE Executive Leadership Institute LogoThe WISE Executive Leadership Institute in partnership with Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth is created. The benchmark five-day program brings together senior female executives for high-level training in effective leadership. Read more >>