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  • For nearly a decade, Speed Mentoring Roundtables has given attendees the opportunity to make connections with and gain career-impacting advice from peers and industry veterans in their chapter markets. This year, WISE National is hosting a virtual, member-exclusive edition of the event, bringing together WISE members and sports business leaders from across chapters. A hybrid of the executive roundtable ...

  • By WISE National "Forget what you know about mentoring because I'm going to share a secret with you: The experience is so much more — so much better — than what you think." — Bridget Kaye, WISE Within mentee/mentor January is National Mentoring Month, and since connections and relationship building are at the core of the WISE mission, it's a big deal around here. We're celebrating with ...

  • By WISE National Members Celebrate Season and Rebrand with Happy Hour On Dec. 8, nearly 100 WISE members Zoomed in to celebrate the holidays, as well as the organization’s recent brand and website relaunches, during a happy hour presented by Miller Lite . WISE national board chair and president Kathleen Francis opened the event by acknowledging the challenges of 2020, expressing gratitude ...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Erin Weinberg (646) 359-7798 pr@wiseworks.org Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Announces Brand Evolution DECEMBER 2, 2020 (New York, NY) – Women in Sports and Events (WISE), the leading voice and resource for women in the business of sports, today announced the evolution of the brand, which includes a new brand identity and web platform. Since it was ...

  • The success of an informal gathering of female sports business professionals in 1993 validated the need for an organized effort to provide career services and support to women in the industry. The result was WISE, and while that first meeting took place in New York City, the organization’s reach has expanded thanks to the dedication of teams of women spearheading the launch of chapters across North ...

  • Blog Entry

    Your WISE Account Whether you’re a member or subscriber, we’ve created a WISE Account for you. Through your WISE Account, you can manage your subscriptions and profile and access exclusive content. Login Instructions As an existing WISE member or subscriber, you’ll be sent an email with your new username and password. Click the link in the email or on the “Sign in” link in the upper right-hand ...

  • When it comes to professional success, you always have to be maintaining your relevance and increasing your value. It’s something women in the business of sports understand and relentlessly pursue. To match that drive and live up to our mission of empowering women, WISE is evolving, too. We’re excited to announce some big changes, starting with a refresh of the WISE brand. WISE women are multidimensional. ...

  • By Jennifer Belthoff | Writer and Certified Yoga Instructor Photo credit: Jennifer Belthoff I’ve been an avid journaler ever since I was young but never realized how deeply healing writing was until I lost my mom five years ago. It was in between the pages of my notebook that I spilled out how scared I was of losing her. I wrote down all the tiny moments I didn’t want to forget — like how she ...

  • By WISE National Inspiration comes from many avenues. In our WISE Bookshelf feature, members share some of the titles that have encouraged them to think outside of the box, try a new approach or dig down deep for the confidence they needed to make that big decision, or simply allowed them a reprieve from the daily grind. Happy reading! Book Killing It! An Entrepreneur's Guide to Keeping ...

  • By WISE National On Sept. 23, 2020, Dr. Robin DiAngelo — a racial and social justice consultant and trainer and author of the New York Times bestseller White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism — joined WISE National board chair and president Kathleen Francis and more than 500 attendees for a WISE Virtual Fireside Chat. The hour-plus conversation was framed ...

  • Ask the Expert! Through WISE Insights , connect with knowledgeable experts to receive honest and thoughtful answers to your career-related questions, or read about challenges your peers are facing. As a follow-up to our A WISE Conversation: Reclaim Your Career event, our experts from 3C Consulting answer additional questions submitted by attendees. Question Submitted by: Cicely Maxie ...

  • Ask the Expert! Through WISE Insights , connect with knowledgeable experts to receive honest and thoughtful answers to your career-related questions, or read about challenges your peers are facing. As a follow-up to our A WISE Conversation: Reclaim Your Career event, our experts from 3C Consulting answer additional questions submitted by attendees. Question Submitted by: WISE Los Angeles ...

  • Ask the Expert! Through WISE Insights , connect with knowledgeable experts to receive honest and thoughtful answers to your career-related questions, or read about challenges your peers are facing. As a follow-up to our A WISE Conversation: Reclaim Your Career event, our experts from 3C Consulting answer additional questions submitted by attendees. Question Submitted by: Anonymous, 15+ ...

  • By WISE National Inspiration comes from many avenues. In our WISE PLAYlist feature, members share podcasts that have encouraged them to try something new, learn about issues or trends, or simply allowed them a reprieve from the daily grind. Happy listening! Podcast Life in the Front Office by Jake Hirshman Category: Sports Business Comments I enjoy this podcast because it gives ...

  • Blog Entry

    By WISE National Inspiration comes from many avenues. In our WISE Bookshelf feature, members share some of the titles that have encouraged them to think outside of the box, try a new approach or dig down deep for confidence they needed to make that big decision, or simply allowed them a reprieve from the daily grind. Happy reading! Book Untamed Author: Glennon Doyle Genre: Non-fiction, ...

  • Ask the Expert! Through WISE Insights , connect with knowledgeable experts to receive honest and thoughtful answers to your career-related questions, or read about challenges your peers are facing. As a follow-up to our A WISE Conversation: Reclaim Your Career event, our experts from 3C Consulting answer additional questions submitted by attendees. Questions Submitted by: Joseph McGrath ...

  • By Caroline Rebello | Executive, Evolution Media Capital LLC Caroline Rebello (right) with her mentor Laurie Greenberg at the WISE Within NYC Metro kick-off session. Having worked at various small firms with and without female role models, I have experienced firsthand what a difference mentors can make. One cannot overestimate how amazing it is to have someone who just "gets it" and can be ...

  • By Nicole Smart | Diversity Director, Actors' Equity Association Nicole Smart Garcia (left) during a break-out session at the WISE Within NYC Metro kick-off. When I applied to the WISE Within mentor program, my game plan was not only to retain strategic advice on professional development, but also to seek guidance regarding my aspiration of attending law school. I had no doubts that the program ...

  • Ask the Expert! Through WISE Insights , connect with knowledgeable experts to receive honest and thoughtful answers to your career-related questions, or read about challenges your peers are facing. As a follow-up to our A WISE Conversation: Reclaim Your Career event, our experts from 3C Consulting answer additional questions submitted by attendees. Questions Submitted by: WISE Chicago ...

  • By Renie Anderson | EVP NFL Partnerships and Chief Revenue Officer, National Football League Photo Credit: National Football League I've worked in sports for 22 years. To secure my first job out of college, I was given a typing test. Thankfully, I was a fast typist, but I doubt any of my male colleagues did this for their first job. Today, I'm the Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue ...