Women in Sports Management

Women in Sports Management

October 13, 2021

Sports is one of the most gender lopsided arenas in the professional world. Women make up close to 40% of global sports fans, providing billions in revenue. Female participation has exploded since 1972 Title IX legislation unlocked doors of athletic opportunity. Yet women working in sports management roles are still rare trailblazers, such as Kim Ng of the Miami Marlins and Cynt Marshall of the Dallas Mavericks, and usually the only woman in the room. Guests Kellie Fischer, CFO of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and Jhonika Hawkins of the NBA's Detroit Pistons say it's an exciting career path, ripe with possibility. To connect with other women in the field, check out WISE. 

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