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A specially curated resource for students and young professionals looking to expand their knowledge and network within the sports & entertainment industry. Maximizing today’s virtual learning environment, LaChica Lately is a premium digital platform for understanding best practices, knowing where to start, and establishing your community within the industry.

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Happy New Year from LaChica Sports & Entertainment Group! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are ready to kick off 2022 with some exciting new events & resources. May the new year bless you with health & happiness!
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January 7, 2022 at 12pm EST
The WiST Fellows Program supports female* undergraduate and graduate students eager to begin their careers in the sports tech industry. This flagship program is an integral part of how we propel women into important roles and leadership positions in sports tech. Click here to hear recent fellowship recipients talk about the impact of their WiST Fellowship experience.
WiST Fellows complete a  6-8 week internship during the summer months with one of the sports tech industry’s most innovative startups or established businesses. To increase the accessibility of these opportunities, WiST Fellows receive a grant of $5,000 and reimbursement of up to $2,500 for travel and housing expenses.**
In addition to offering meaningful, industry specific work experience, WiST Fellows benefit from 1:1 mentorship, small-group professional development workshops, and a supportive community. While the benefits created by these resume-building experiences are significant, the relationships developed among the Fellows cohort, Fellow alumni, and the WiST community at large provide an unmatched network for future growth.
Click HERE to Register!
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New Episodes Every Sunday
The Super Bowl, NFL Draft, & Pro Bowl! Imagine being a part of some of the world’s biggest events. Heather Nanbereg, Director of Event Strategy and Fan Engagement for the NFL has played major roles in all of those events.
Listen in as we talk about:
-How she saw opportunities and went after exactly what she wanted
-How she leaned into her passions to have a rewarding and fulfilling job
-Advice on getting a job with the NFL
-How she developed the role she has now...it didn’t exist before
-How she turned nothing into something that led to bigger opportunities
-The keys to implementing a successful new initiative
-One thing she does that she believes is the secret to her success
-The value of having trusted allies
Click HERE to tune into the Game of Her Own Podcast Every Sunday
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January 12, 2022 6pm - 7:30pm EST
Celebrate National Mentoring Month and position yourself for professional success in 2022 and beyond with WISE! The popular Speed Mentoring Roundtables is back — virtually.
With Speed Mentoring Roundtables, a combination of the executive roundtable and speed networking event platforms, you'll be matched with peer groups and industry veterans, including WISE Women of the Year and WISE Executive Leadership Institute alumnae, for meaningful discussions around the issues and questions shaping your career today. This national event offers attendees the opportunity to connect with WISE members and industry leaders from all chapters.
We are delighted to offer this exclusive event complimentary to members. Registration is required for all attendees and closes Jan. 5 at 5 p.m. ET or when the event has sold out, whichever comes first. Space is limited. Advance registration only. We expect seats to fill up quickly.
Click HERE to register for the event!
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January 24, 2022 at 11am - 1pm EST
In partnership with Sports Biz Camps, this Career Accelerator event will showcase a range of career pathways within the sports industry and provide human connections to experienced professionals.

Part 1: a panel discussion with leading sports coaches and executives.
Part 2: smaller breakout rooms with current professionals in 4 areas: sports marketing, entrepreneurship, athlete performance, and social service in sport.
Click HERE to Register! 
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Applications Due by February 1, 2022
APPLICATIONS ARE LIVE for the next class of Rising Media Stars! RM is a non-profit organization created to provide tools, resources and opportunities for women of color who are looking to start a career in sports broadcasting.
It is our mission and goal to diversify the sports broadcasting workforce. We want to increase the number of opportunities provided to women of color by enhancing their experiences, helping them gain exposure and equipping them with tools and resources to jump start their careers. We want YOU to be a part of our Rising Media Stars Family, applications are open until February 1st, 2022! Click HERE to apply!
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Women Changing The Game is a platform for women working in / wanting to work in sports. In this podcast I'll be sitting down with women from all over the industry talking about their accomplishments, advice and experiences.
Click HERE to Listen! 
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If you would like to have your event listed in the next newsletter please email Gabi Peoples: