NEW YORK, June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in Sports and Events (WISE), the leading voice and resource for women in the business of sports, today announced the addition of three new chapters in Utah, Las Vegas and Greater Raleigh. WISE now boasts 15 chapters across the country, all of which drive the national organization's mission to support and enhance the professional growth of women in the sports industry. Local chapters provide valuable programming and networking opportunities in their region while offering national resources including the WISE Within Mentor Program and Speed Mentoring Roundtables.
"Adding new WISE chapters in Utah, Las Vegas and Greater Raleigh bolsters support for women in sports in these regions and expands the shared network and experience of our organization as a whole," said Kathleen Francis, national chair of WISE. "We look forward to seeing these chapters grow in the years ahead, and to the contributions their members will continue to make in WISE and our industry."
These chapters will be inaugurally led by presidents Jenn Andrs, Executive Director, Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah (Utah chapter); Brette Sadler, VP, Global Partnership Activation, UFC (Las Vegas chapter); and Mary Spencer, VP – Marketing, Wasserman (Greater Raleigh chapter).
Nationally headquartered in New York City, WISE's 12 additional local chapters are in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City Metro, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco/Bay Area, South Florida and Washington, D.C.
For additional details about membership and events in these new chapters, and more information about WISE, visit WISEworks.org.
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, Greater Raleigh, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, NYC Metro, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco/Bay Area, South Florida, Utah and Washington, D.C. For more information on WISE, please visit WISEworks.org.
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