[FAB] Empowerment


Capture Your Flag: How to Excel in Internships and Entry-Level Jobs

University of Michigan graduate, former Major League Soccer legal counsel, and current sports agency business affairs executive Jen Duberstein gives advice for those new in the industry about how to start out and how to make a positive impression.

TEDTalk: Forget the pecking order

Businesswoman, author, and university lecturer Margaret Heffernan speaks about what motivates teams and makes some groups more successful & productive than others. News you can use as a leader or mentor!

VCU: Finding Your First Job in Sports

University of Richmond Athletic Director Keith Gill spoke to sports leadership students about being flexible and casting a wide net when starting on a career path.

SRU: athletic administrator Roberta Page

Roberta Page talks about her path from being a student-athlete to working as director of championships at the NCAA.

SportsBizMiss: Asking Answerable Questions

Sports business analyst, attorney, and author, Kristi Dosh, presents a networking question NOT to ask someone who works in sports, and her advice on what to ask instead.

Sports Networker: How To Land Your Dream Job

Former sports marketing student Katrina Galas shares advice she learned from women in sports business during an espnW summit in 2011. (Since then, Katrina has worked as a strategy consultant, brand manager, and account director with companies like Nike, Nielsen Sports, and the Invictus Games!) 

UWANTGAME: Women in Sports

Speakers working in media, law, psychology, and career development with the MLS, NBA, and NFL discuss their backgrounds and mentors for this “Women in Sports Business” panel put on for high school seniors in NYC.

TEDTalk: Time to Brave Up

Therapist, author, and former marketing exec Kathy Caprino with coaching on facing crises, identifying talents, and being brave. See! Speak! Shine!

GlobalSportsJobs: Career Advice

Six women in sport offer advice on breaking into the sports industry and developing your career.

Work It Daily: 8 Questions to Ask Hiring Managers

CAREEREALISM Founder, career strategist, and workplace consultant, Jeanine Tanner O'Donnell, on connections, culture, challenges, and closing. 

UC Davis: Women in Athletics

Four women who pursued career opportunities in college athletics are interviewed here: UC Davis's interim director of athletics, director of sports medicine, head football athletic trainer, and sports medicine physician.

Classy Career Girl: Landing an Interview

The Classy Career Girl platform is dedicated to training, motivating, and inspiring women who are in career transitions. Here, the site's founder, Anna Runyan, talks about three ways to land an interview with a hiring manager.

Harvard Extension School: How to Change Careers

Five tips from career adviser Linda Spencer. 

Take The Lead: Play Like a Girl

Panel discussion sponsored by the Arizona Coyotes featuring a professional rock climber, Sr. VP of the Arizona Diamondbacks, an ESPN host, and the founder of Golf for Cause.

CNBC Make It: 'Tell me about yourself'

Management author Suzy Welch explains how to answer the typical conversation kick-off and tell job interviewers about yourself by showing your maturity and authenticity.

When I Grow Up: 5 steps to figure out what you want to be

Since 2008, Michelle Ward has worked as a career coach providing "dream business guidance for creative women".

How To: Ask for a Raise

Career coach Maggie Mistal on the timing, approach, and frequency of requesting compensation changes.

Get a Job!: Application Advice

Dana Manciagli outlines four "destructive bloopers" to avoid in job applications.

Shattering The Glass Ceiling in Sport Management

Susan O'Malley started as an intern for the Washington Capitals and the Bullets, and became the first female president of a professional sports franchise.

CBS: Female athletic directors on challenges for women in sports

Three NCAA athletic directors discuss accomplishments and challenges.

TEDTalk: 10 ways to have a better conversation

Celeste Headlee is a radio host with Georgia Public Broadcasting. She shares communication tips for better engagement, inspiration, connection, and understanding.

Women in leadership: Tips for success

Leadership trainer Eleanor Shakiba on boosting credibility, speaking with influence, standing out, and inspiring others. 

The Best Advice I've Ever Gotten

Minute Mentorship from The Muse: Three executives share advice that a mentor has given them.

Interview tip: "What is your biggest weakness?"

with Aimee Bateman, founder of careercake.tv

Staying Positive While Looking for a Job

with ideas from Eckhart Tolle's book A New Earth

How Take Our Daughters to Work Day Came About


Salary Negotiation

via Lean In, with Margaret Neale of the Stanford Graduate School of Business

Women in Sports


Mentor Relationships

Rising Stars Influencer Insights from Women Leaders in College Sports


Diversity of Thought in Sports Management

from Career Girls, with Christine Simmons, President of the WNBA's LA Sparks

The Business of Women’s Sports: Building the Leaders of Tomorrow

TED Talk with Khalia Collier

Women in the Sports Business

with Delia Bushell, Director of TV & Sport at BT Group, a sports broadcaster in the UK.

UWANTGAME Women in Sports

with Mia Hall, speaker at UWANTGAME’s 2016 Women in Sports Panel Discussion, on mentorship, networking, and internships as opportunities.

Women in Sports Media

from Journalism Works

Why Women Make Better Business Leaders

Tee Off For Success

Women in Business


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