By: Tuck School Communications Posted: Jul 8th, 2013

Tuck Executive Education is pleased to announce a new partnership with Women in Sports and Events (WISE).   Tuck and WISE will co-create a custom program for senior-level women executives working in the sports industry to be delivered on the Tuck campus in 2014.  The program will enhance both their business acumen and their leadership skills and include such topics as finance, strategy, communication, work/life balance and other content of particular relevance to women executives.  Additionally, the program will feature panel discussions with sports industry representatives and guest speakers.

The partnership was announced at the19th Annual WISE Women of the Year Awards Luncheon recently held in New York City. Over 600 WISE members, sponsors, and supporters attended the gala event and were inspired by the stories of strong, talented, and successful leaders from different facets of the sports industry who were honored. Award winners are visible leaders and influential voices for women in the sports industry, breaking down barriers, sharing knowledge, and creating connections and new opportunities for women in the field. It was an exciting event and the buzz in the room was palpable. This year the following three women were honored for their work:

  • Sharon Byers Senior Vice President, Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Coca-Cola North America
  • Danielle Maged Global Head of Business Development & Partnerships, StubHub
  • Carol Stiff Vice President, Content Program & Integration, espnW

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Beginning in 2011, WISE has also honored a leading male executive who, through his leadership and actions, has advanced women in the sports industry. This winner of the 2013 WISE Champion Award was Dick Ebersol, former Chairman of NBC Universal Sports, who through his distinguished career has demonstrated steadfast support for recruiting, hiring, and promoting women.

“The WISE mission is to create and support programs that enhance the success and growth of women in the business of sports and events. The organization strives to be the definitive source for businesswomen seeking information about issues, challenges, and opportunities impacting all stages of their career – from entry level to senior management and those in transition.”

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