Call for applications: Women Sport Leadership Academy, June 2016


Call for applications: Women Sport Leadership Academy, June 2016

The third Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) will take place from 19-24 June 2016 at the University of Chichester, UK.  Applications are open until 13 December, 2015.

WSLA 2016 aims to bring together forty outstanding women leaders, half from the UK and half from around the world, providing a unique learning environment that will support the women to further develop their leadership competencies.

We invite women who:

  • Are currently in middle management or recently appointed senior managers or board members of sport/sport and development organisations
  • Have key areas of responsibility such as heading up a specific department /area/ project for their organisation
  • Are identified as future leaders by their organisations
  • Are committed to making a difference and enhancing opportunities for women and girls in and through sport
  • Have good written and spoken English (please note that no translation service will be provided)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development

By the end of WSLA 2016 you will have:

  • Further developed confidence and competence in a range of leadership behaviours
  • Produced a personal development plan with clear goals and career strategies
  • Improved intercultural understanding
  • Better knowledge and understanding of the global women and sport movement
  • Access to international networks


[This article has been edited by the Operating Team]


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