Women Leaders in Sports

Women Leaders in Sports


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About Us

Nonprofit - Leadership, member-based organization.
We Believe the World Needs More Women in Sports!

We serve all women leading and working in sports. Women Leaders in Sports exists to develop, connect, and champion women to advance and be a powerful influence in sports.
We: Develop women leaders. Connect women to a powerful network. Champion women to rise higher. Advance women's influence in sports.

Women Leaders is an expanding membership community of women and men who strive to grow as leaders and believe in diversity and equity in leadership. Through year-round world-class leadership development, career training, and access to a powerful network, Women Leaders accelerates the leadership potential of women to positively impact sports.

We build a path to leadership for women by:
Training and mentoring through our world-class leadership experiences. Creating opportunities for connection and community, giving women a robust network to support their entire career journey. Providing access to an exclusive career platform, Career Connect, to assist women with their job searches and/or hiring of top talent in sports. Championing women leaders by promoting their success through awards and media. Educating, engaging, and challenging industry leaders to make more diverse and equitable hires


Women who advanced into Athletic Director or Commissioner roles!
Executive of the Year Award Winners!
Lunch with Leaders and Legends at our National Convention
2023 NIKE Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

Rep/Contact Info

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Kristin Crites
Director of Development