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Women in Sports Tech Awards Fifteen Summer Fellowships to Students from Harvard, University of North Carolina, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of San Francisco and More

by Women in Sports Tech Team • May 19, 2020

Students will have the opportunity to gain real world experience in sports technology at companies such as U.S. Ski & Snowboard, Learn to Win, Zoomph and Sports Innovation Lab MILL VALLEY, CA – May 19, 2020 – Today, Women in Sports Tech, Inc. (WiST) announced that they have awarded a record 15 summer fellowships to […]


Nearly 3,000 Major Sports Teams Globally Rely on This Secret Weapon

by Alysse Soll • March 6, 2020

Meet Anita Sirotic, Product Director of sports science juggernaut Catapult Sports WiST talks to women and men in sports and sports technology who champion a more diverse and inclusive workforce, setting the benchmark for their peers and future generations. By Alysse Soll, WiST Board Member, President NewModel Advisory, LLC Catapult is the world leader in […]


This Engineer’s Roger Federer 3D Hologram Changed an Industry

by Alysse Soll • February 25, 2020

Meet Ashley Crowder, Co-Founder and CEO, VNTANA WIST talks to women and men in sports tech who champion a more diverse and inclusive workforce, setting the benchmark for their peers and future generations. By Alysse Soll, President NewModel Advisory, LLC and WiST Board Member Yes, I Can Ashely Crowder is the Co-Founder and CEO of […]


Catapult Sports Joins WiST as Corporate Partner

by Women In Sports Tech Team • November 4, 2019

November 4, 2019 Catapult is excited to announce an industry-first partnership with the organisation Women in Sports Tech (WiST) to propel diversity within Catapult and the sports technology industry as a whole. Founded in 2018, WiST is a not-for-profit organisation supporting growth opportunities for women at all stages of their careers within the sports technology and innovation […]


Meet Jessica Gelman, CEO KAGR, Crafting Her Kraft

by Alysse Soll • September 15, 2019

WiST talks to women and men in sports and sports technology who embody a more diverse and inclusive workforce, setting the benchmark for their peers and future generations. By Alysse Soll, President NewModel Advisory and WiST Board Advisor Crafting Her Kraft  There are those who are successful athletes; those who are successful academics; and those […]


“What We Wish We Knew” – WiST/Nike hosted panel at Hashtag in NYC featuring panelists Elizabeth O’Brien of IBM Sports, Carola Jain of Spartan, and Jarvis Sam of Nike, moderated by WiST Founder Marilou McFarlane

by Alysse Soll • August 13, 2019

At the Hashtag Sports Conference in NYC on June 26, Women in Sports Tech, together with NIKE, hosted a panel featuring WiST Board and Advisory Members who shared their journeys navigating the world of sports, technology and innovation. Addressing the Next Gen conference attendees–a room packed with young sports and tech professionals–the broad discussion touched […]


Meet Angela Ruggiero, CEO and Co-Founder, Sports Innovation Lab

by Alysse Soll • July 25, 2019

Angela Ruggiero, Four-time Olympic Medalist (Gold, Two Silvers and Bronze) and CEO of Sports Innovation Lab shares with WiST why The Best Don’t Rest. WiST talks to women and men in sports and sports technology who embody a more diverse and inclusive workforce, setting the benchmark for their peers and future generations. By Alysse Soll, […]


Meet Cynthia Frelund, NFL’s Face of Predictive Analytics

by Alysse Soll • June 13, 2019

WiST talks to women and men in sports and sports technology who embody a more diverse and inclusive workforce, setting the benchmark for their peers and future generations. Predictive Modeling, Where the Past Predicts the Future Cynthia Frelund knows a thing or two about sports. She also knows a thing or three about data, analytics, […]


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Meet Cathy Craig, PhD, Professor, Founder and CEO of INCISIV

by Alysse Soll • June 9, 2019

Cathy Craig, Turning Academic Research Into Sports Technology WiST talks to women and men in sports and sports technology who are embodying a more diverse and inclusive workforce and who set the benchmark for their peers and future generations. The Reluctant CEO Cathy Craig describes herself as a “reluctant CEO.” The majority of her career […]


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2019 Women in Sports Tech Fellowships Awarded

by Women In Sports Tech Team • April 30, 2019

Students from Vanderbilt, Auburn, University of Central Florida and University of North Carolina awarded 2019 Women in Sports Tech Fellowships Mill Valley, CA (April 26, 2019) – Women in Sports Tech, Inc. (WiST) announces 2019 WiST Fellows, female students who will receive funding in the form of $5,000 grants to support their summer projects working in […]