Get the wisdom you need when you need it most …
In every stage of every career, there are questions. WISE gives you a way to find the answers by connecting you to a network of support and new opportunities. We are proud to host the most comprehensive collection of career and leadership resources available — specifically built to address the unique hurdles women in the business of sports encounter.
WISE offers countless opportunities for you to grow the professional network you need to reach the highest levels of our industry. National and chapter events and WISE Connect, our member-exclusive online community, provide you with the platform to build and maintain relationships that matter.
Our mentoring initiatives help you establish professional relationships that can accelerate your career. WISE Within, our national signature program, offers a one-to-one, goal-focused mentoring relationship, while our annual Speed Mentoring Roundtables event brings you up-close and personal with industry veterans and peers to discuss career and professional development topics that are important to you.
The annual WISE/R Symposium is the first of its kind to focus exclusively on the personal and professional development of women in sports business. Taking a 360-degree view on the industry, WISE/R dives deep into workplace challenges and provides actionable strategies to get you over the toughest hurdles. Also explore our catalog of members-only educational programming designed to support your professional advancement in the WISE Learning Center.
The WISE Emerging Leaders Certificate Program is specifically designed to expand the leadership capabilities of female professionals in middle management. This program helps participants hone their understanding and application of business, strategic and financial acumen; and prepares them for advancement.
The WISE Executive Leadership Institute serves as the gold standard in leadership development programs and is designed to help women executives become more effective leaders and skillfully navigate their business environment. The customized curriculum is targeted toward high-performing women at the vice president level or above and leverages the faculty and resources of Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth, which is consistently ranked among the world's top 10 business schools.
WISE Job Board
Take control of your job search experience by creating customized alerts, applying for jobs, and managing your resumes and cover letters — all in one place. Plus, members get access to new job posts first. Learn more.
Member Exclusive Content
WISE provides you with access to the thought leadership you need to develop your career. Our exclusive members-only content gives you the tools to stay a step ahead throughout your career.
No matter where you are in your career, WISE has an annual membership that's right for you.
Student $40* — College and graduate students currently enrolled full-time in accredited higher education institutions: learn some of the skills you'll need and begin to build your professional network.
Professional $100 — Connect with a ready-made network of women in your city and get access to unique mentoring opportunities.
Corporate — Show your support for your employees and save with group discounts.
Membership dues are non-refundable (see Terms), and individual memberships are non-transferable. (For example, if a Professional Membership is purchased by Company on behalf of an Employee A, such Membership may not be transferred to Employee B. Employee A shall continue to hold such Membership, including if Employee A is no longer employed by Company.)
* Students are required to register with their school email address. WISE reserves the right to and will randomly audit individuals registering for a student membership to verify eligibility. Individuals not meeting the student membership criteria will either need to upgrade to a professional membership and pay the difference in fees, or will have their membership with WISE cancelled and dues paid forfeited.