MARCH 2022 | ISSUE 13
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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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March 7, 2022 at 5pm PST
You're invited to attend, Power Play: Up Close with San Diego Wave FC.
Hear from:
  • Karla Thompson - Executive Director of Team Performance and Development
  • Jeanene Valentine - Sr. Director, Ticket Sales and Premium
  • Ali Williams – Director, Brand & Community
  • Bailey Torrez - Head of Medical / Head Athletic Trainer
  • Michelle Gulino - Sr. Director, Corporate Partnerships
You must have a WISE account to RSVP for this event. If you do not have a WISE account, please create one before you register — become a member or subscriber.
Click HERE to register! 
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March 9, 2022
The WISE Women of the Year Award is a prestigious honor that recognizes three extraordinary women who have made a significant impact on the business of sports. The WISE membership votes to honor these women while considering the following criteria:
  • Women who have demonstrated consistent leadership as a role model and mentor for other women
  • Women who are a strong advocate for other women in the industry
  • Women with a track record of breaking down barriers and helping to create opportunities for others
  • Women who exemplify professionalism and respect for others
  • Women in a position of leadership in the sports industry for at least five years, with a minimum of 10 years work experience overall
The 26th Annual WISE Women of the Year Awards Luncheon takes place on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 in New York City.
Click HERE to register! 
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Application Deadline: April 15, 2022
On an annual basis, The Anquan and Dionne Boldin Scholarship Foundation awards four $10,000 scholarships over the course of four years to high school graduates. In addition to the financial need, each student must demonstrate academic excellence and show leadership in their community.
  • Two page essay demonstrating student requirements and why you should be the award recipient
  • Show academic achievement, with a 3.3 GPA or better
  • Show contribution in the community with a minimum of 100 hours
  • Demonstrate the need
  • Must reside in Palm Beach County or Baltimore area
  • Submit PDF of transcripts & FAFSA application
Click HERE to apply!
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Nomination Deadline: March 18, 2022
WISE LA champions the advancement of women in the business of sports and equips women with resources that go beyond professional growth. As a leading voice in the sports industry, WISE LA helps women fully realize and own their personal, collective, and inherent value, which provides a foundation to achieve any career goal. The WISE LA Women to Watch Series will recognize rising stars within the sports industry. Let’s start Women’s History Month this year by celebrating diverse, emerging leaders for their achievements and commitment to their organization and/or community. We are looking for stand-out female professionals with less than 10 years of experience that are passionate, innovative, and showcase a commitment to meaningful work. This award is open to WISE Members and non-members. Nominations close on March 18, 2022. To nominate a Woman to Watch, complete this form by clicking Next.
Click HERE to submit your nominations! 
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Applications Open: NOW! 
Applications are now open for the 2022 Sports & Entertainment Impact Certificate Cohort Launching May 19th.
SEIC offers the gold standard in trusted professional development for leaders across the sport, entertainment, and philanthropy industries. Our student experience stands apart from any other program: co-led by credible industry pioneers, our team of 20 faculty is unmatched in size as is the quality of our 17 course curriculum.  Participants walk away with confidence, peer support and more prepared for future success.
Click HERE to learn more & apply! 
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March 18-19, 2022
U.S. Soccer and the U.S. Women’s National Team created #shebelieves to inspire girls and women to accomplish their goals and dreams - athletic, academic, or otherwise. On March 18 - 19, 2022 U.S. Soccer will host the 2022 SheBelieves Summit, presented by Deloitte virtually and in-person! With U.S. Soccer and Deloitte’s shared vision of inspiring the next generation, the 2022 SheBelieves Summit will provide college students and young professionals the opportunity to gain valuable insights through panel discussions, professional development workshops, and interactive demonstrations centered around the SheBelieves core pillars of Confidence, Career, and Community. Participants will hear from a diverse range of women in leadership who are driving progress in sports, business, and entertainment discuss what inspired them to dream, what they did to achieve that dream, who helped them get there, and where they are now. To learn more about SheBelieves initiatives visit the SheBelieves Hub on
Click HERE to register!
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March 25-26, 2022
Since 2011, the University of Toronto Sports and Business Association (UTSB) has been bringing some of the best sports business conferences to the University of Toronto. Consistently delivering impressive lineups of speakers, UTSB has made it a mantra to bridge the gap between students and the sports industry. Our reach includes students, faculty, alumni, and industry professionals from numerous organizations located both within the GTA and across North America.
Visit the UTSB Website HERE to stay updated on their 2022 Sports Industry Conference - See below for some of their featured panelist! 
March 29-31, 2022
Draft Academy Virtual Experience is a 3-day interactive digital educational experience designed to give the future of basketball the chance to EXPERIENCE what it’s like to be a GM on Draft Day and learn the skills necessary to be an effective front office pro.
It is also a chance for your work to be evaluated by NBA Executives.
If you dream of working in basketball and want to take your basketball IQ to the next level this program was designed for YOU.
Click HERE to register!
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