News & Releases

Patti Phillips a Speaker at the NFL Women's Careers in Football Forum

Posted on 1/24/2018
Women Leaders in College Sports (formerly NACWAA), the nation's premier women's athletic leadership association, announces that its CEO, Patti Phillips, will be a speaker at the NFL's second-annual Women's Careers in Football Forum the weekend of the

2017 Annual Report: The Year of Women Leaders

Posted on 1/18/2018
Thank you for being a part of THE women’s leadership organization. Thank you for embracing our new name. And thank you for being stronger together and moving forward together.

Cohen, Smith Jones, Walker, and Winkelfoos Named to Women Leaders Board of Directors

Posted on 10/17/2017
Women Leaders in College Sports has selected Jennifer Cohen, director of athletics at the University of Washington; Tamica Smith Jones, director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of California, Riverside; Tonia Walker, director of athlet

Women Leaders in College Sports Announces Partnership with Dissinger Reed

Posted on 9/12/2017
Women Leaders in College Sports is pleased to announce that the organization has reached a partnership agreement with Dissigner Reed, an industry leader in diversity and leadership initiatives.

Women Leaders in College Sports Announces 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

Posted on 8/30/2017
Women Leaders in College Sports announced today the 2017 recipients of the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Awards: Carolyn Schlie Femovich and Marcy Weston.

Women Leaders in College Sports Announces 2017 National Convention Scholarship Winners

Posted on 8/14/2017
Women Leaders in College Sports (formerly NACWAA), the nation’s premier women’s athletic leadership association, announced today 30 scholarship winners for the 2017 Women Leaders National Convention, which will be held in Dallas, Texas, October 8-10,

Women Leaders in College Sports Announces 2017 Award of Distinction and Honor Award

Posted on 8/9/2017
Women Leaders in College Sports announced today the 2017 recipients of the organization’s most distinguished awards: Dr. Bernard Franklin, executive vice president of education and community engagement and chief inclusion officer at the NCAA will rec

Women Leaders in College Sports Announces 2017 Administrator of the Year Awards

Posted on 8/9/2017
Women Leaders in College Sports announced today its 2017 Administrator of the Year Award and Nell Jackson Administrator of the Year Award recipients.

Registration Open for 2017 Women Leaders National Convention in Dallas

Posted on 8/9/2017
Women Leaders in College Sports (formerly NACWAA), the nation’s premier women’s athletic leadership association, has opened registration for the 2017 Women Leaders National Convention, which will be held Sunday through Tuesday, October 8-10, 2017, at

Women Leaders in College Sports Collaborates on NCAA Division I and III Athletic Director Research

Posted on 8/3/2017
Women Leaders in College Sports collabroates with Glenn M. Wong—executive director and distinguished professor of practice, with the Sports Law & Business Program at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University—on a research pro