WISE NYC Metro Chapter signature event held each year during the month of March in celebration of National Women’s History Month. Power Play is a program panel event featuring senior to executive level women from the same organization, or section of sports business, who represent different areas of discipline within the organization. This is the one time of the year where it is mandatory that all the panelists and moderator are women.
Past Power Play panels:
Power Play: Up Close With The Women of the Converse Brand (2016)
Power Play: Up Close With The Women of the National Hockey League (2015)
Power Play: Up Close With The Women of the BIG EAST (2014)
Power Play: Up Close With The Women of the NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Committee (2013)
Power Play: Up Close With The Women of the Golf Industry (2012)
Power Play: Up Close With The Women of MLB (2011)
Power Play: Up Close With The Women of ESPN (2010)
Program Panels and Networking Events
WISE NYC Metro holds program panels and networking events year-round. Program panel events take place in the mornings in NYC and in the evenings when held in New Jersey. All NYC Metro Chapter networking events take place after work.
Unless stated as a “members-only” event, WISE NYC Metro Chapter are open to the public. Non-members, men, and women, are invited to attend our events.
The WISE Within Mentoring Program
is the national signature program of WISE. WISE Within is an integrated, guided mentoring program with a proven track record of providing valuable career resources. WISE Within offers a truly unique opportunity to accelerate professional development by connecting mid-level professional women to senior executives through facilitated group sessions, personal one-to-one mentoring and national online resources. Each January, the NYC Metro Chapter holds a ‘Speed Mentoring Roundtable’ event to launch the WISE Within Mentoring Program application period. The Speed Mentoring Roundtable event is open to everyone, and serves as a way to introduce members to the program. Participation in the WISE Within Mentoring Program is by application only. Applications for the 2017 program cycle will be available Winter 2016. The NYC Metro Chapter WISE Within Mentoring Program is Presented Locally by the New York Mets.
WISE NYC Metro introduces the Dine & Learn program series exclusively for WISE members. The weekly series is held in Manhattan in March of each year as part of our Women’s History Month programming. The Dine & Learn experience provides WISE members the opportunity to connect with leading women in sports business during a 60 minute power session. If you are not a member, or your membership will expire soon, please visit WISE National to join or renew. You must be a current WISE member to participate.
Our Summer Fun calendar affords members the opportunity to enjoy a number of activities throughout the NYC Metro area with their family and friends during the summer months (June-August). Special promotions are made available to WISE NYC Metro Chapter members by area organizations and are presented to chapter members in June, typically around the first day of summer during the annual members-only summer kick-off event. Summer Fun activities are on a first come, first serve basis and are managed by the organization providing the offer.
The Financial Fitness program is a new NYC Metro platform designed as a blueprint to provide WISE members with resources and tools for better fiscal management and understanding of overall business operations.
The Financial Fitness program is exclusively for WISE Members and focuses on financial strategy and the business acumen needed to succeed in today’s competitive workplace.
In December of 2015, the NYC Metro Chapter will hold its inaugural Women of Inspiration holiday event celebrating trailblazers, trendsetters, influencers, and emerging leaders in sports business. Women of Inspiration recognizes NYC Metropolitan area women who are making an impact and leading from within to empower women to reach for higher heights.