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June 16, 2016

WISE Executive Leadership Institute: June 30 Deadline to Apply



Rebecca Timms
United Entertainment Group
(212) 738-6068



Applications Due on June 30 for 2016 WISE Executive Leadership Institute,
Taking Place November 6 to 11 at Dartmouth

June 16, 2016 (New York, NY) — Women in Sports and Events (WISE), the leading voice and resource for women in the business of sports, today announcedthat Thursday, June 30 is the deadline to apply for the third annual WISE Executive Leadership Institute, taking place Sunday, November 6 to Friday, November 11 at Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire.

This five-day intensive study, considered to be the gold standard in leadership development programming, is designed to help women executives become more effective leaders as they skillfully seek to navigate their respective business environments. The Institute's customized curriculum — developed with the faculty and resources of world-renowned business school Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth — addresses the business and personal skills required for success, as well as specific challenges faced by women in sports.

"In just two years, the WISE Executive Leadership Institute has become a marquee program for our members, providing a rich educational experience for female executives as they seek to advance in the sports industry," said WISE President Kathleen Francis. "With the support and vast resources of our partners at Tuck Executive Education, we believe that graduates of the Institute will continue to be well-equipped in effecting change for their organizations and women in the sports business."

Started in 2014, the WISE Executive Leadership Institute has hosted female leaders from industry-leading organizations including the NBA/WNBA, NFL, MLB, ESPN, CBS Sports, FOX Sports, StubHub, Coca-Cola, Octagon, IMG and USTA, as well as numerous major league teams.

For more details about the 2016 WISE Executive Leadership Institute, including how to apply, visit WISE-Institute.org.

About WISE
WISE (Women in Sports and Events), is the leading voice and resource for professional women in the business of sports. Through ongoing meetings, special events, and mentoring and educational programs, WISE aims to offer its members the opportunity to gain valuable industry insights and connections that can provide them with a competitive advantage in their current position and as they advance in their careers. Founded in 1993, WISE is a national membership organization and registered 501(c)3 public charity headquartered in New York City, with chapters in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles, NYC Metro, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco/Bay Area, South Florida and Washington, D.C. For more information on WISE, please visit WISEworks.org.