Leadership Programming, Events and Special Projects Intern
Carrie Shearer, a native of State College, Pennsylvania, spent her childhood as a classically trained dancer with a passion for collegiate athletics. While attending school at Duquesne University, she took those passions and turned them into experience. Shearer spent most of her college career interning for the Duquesne women’s rowing team and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, serving as a founding member of the Duquesne Honors College Student Advisory Council, and a commissioned photographer for other Duquesne sports teams and organizations on campus. Shearer graduated in May 2019 with a degree in sports marketing, as well as a minor in sports information and media.
During the 2019-20 academic year, Shearer worked for NCAA Leadership Development in Marketing and Branding, where she provided content creation, external communications, and brand strategy support as a postgraduate intern to 13 department programs. Her role aided in the planning and execution of the following NCAA programs, in addition to others on the Leadership Development program calendar: Elite Student-Athlete Symposium for Men’s Basketball and Football, Emerging Leaders Seminar, NCAA | NFL Football Coaches Academy, Dr. Charles Whitcomb Leadership Institute, Champion Forum – Football, Career in Sports Forum and Pathway Program.
In her free time, Carrie enjoys cooking, sports photography, watching football and drinking lots of coffee.
Contact Carrie: Carrie@womenleadersincollegesports.org
Follow Carrie on Twitter: @carrieeshearer | 816.389.8207