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Applications open for the Women's Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) 2019

Applications open for the Women's Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) 2019

36 places are available for women sport leaders to attend a one-week residential now in its 6th year.

WSLA is a partnership between the Anita White Foundation (AWF), Females Achieving Brilliance (FAB) and the University of Chichester (UoC) and provides unique development opportunities for women leaders from around the world to step up, take the lead and make an impact. Since 2014, 228 women from 42 countries have become graduates of the Academy.

You can find more information, including reports of past WSLAs and the online application form for WSLA 2019 at the WSLA website.

We are seeking applications from women who:

  • Are currently in middle management, or recently appointed senior managers or Board members, of sport or sport-for-development organisations
  • Have key areas of responsibility such as managing staff (or likely to be doing so soon), heading up a specific department, area or project for their organisation
  • Have the passion and drive to pursue their own professional development
  • Are committed to influencing change in an organisation or sector of work
  • Are identified as future leaders by their organisation
  • Are committed to making a difference to as well as enhancing opportunities for women and girls in and through sport

The application phase closes Monday 12 November. If you have any queries, please email


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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:36