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2018 Women in Sports Tech Fellowships Awarded

by Women In Sports Tech Team • April 24, 2018

 Students from Harvard Business School, Loyola Marymount University, University of North Carolina Mill Valley, CA (April 24, 2018) –  Women in Sports Tech (WiST) announces 2018 WiST Fellows, chosen from an array of outstanding applicants in the program’s inaugural year. WiST was founded in late 2017 with the mission to drive growth opportunities for women […]


WiST Founders Marilou McFarlane and Deborah Stroman on SportsTechX

by Women In Sports Tech Team • February 23, 2018

WiST Founders, Marilou and Debby, speak with Benjamin Penkert of the SportsTechX podcast. The SportsTechX podcast is geared towards people interested in sport startups and the surrounding ecosystem. They feature interviews with entrepreneurs and founders, exploring their visions, challenges and success stories.   Available on iTunes and SoundCloud.  


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WiST Co-Founder Marilou McFarlane Shares Mission on SportTechie Podcast

by SportsTechie • February 21, 2018

On this episode of the SportTechie Podcast with Bram Weinstein, Marilou McFarlane, Women in Sports Tech (WiST) Co-Founder, discusses her mission to provide resources and avenues for women to succeed in sports technology. WiST wants to become an organization that brings together companies, executives, young professionals, and students who have a passion for new technologies that are […]


WiST Kickoff video recap: “Changing the Ratio: Leveling the Playing Field for Women”; 2/1/18

by Women In Sports Tech Team • February 19, 2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3i1Y8u0EHg&feature=youtu.be

How Female Sports Tech CEOs View The Industry In The #MeToo Era

by SportsTechie • February 19, 2018

When the New York Times broke a story about sexual harassment in Silicon Valley last summer, Precursor Ventures founding partner Charles Hudson blasted out an email to his portfolio companies letting them know behavior of that sort would not be tolerated. The San Francisco venture capital firm, he said, had zero tolerance for sexual harassment or bias […]


Women In Sports Tech Nonprofit Launches With Funded Fellowships

by SportsTechie • January 5, 2018

Women in Sports Tech has launched to aid women in all stages of their careers. As a veteran executive of several sports technology companies, both startup and established, Marilou McFarlane would go weeks on end of business meetings without seeing another woman. She said that experience hasn’t been personally problematic, per se, but the realization […]


Student Summer Fellowships Highlight Efforts to Support Sport Tech Companies

by Women In Sports Tech Team • December 29, 2017

Time is right to connect businesses and start-ups with women eager to join the industry.  Mill Valley, CA (January 3, 2017) –  Women in Sports Tech (WiST) announces its first effort to empower female college students with a fully-funded internship at a sports tech company in the U.S. in the summer of 2018. WiST launches […]


New Non Profit Promotes Diversity in Sports Tech Workplaces

by Women In Sports Tech Team • October 4, 2017

Time is right to connect businesses and start-ups with passionate applicants via WiST community Mill Valley, CA (October 5, 2017) –  Women in Sports Tech (WiST) launches as the leading organization to bring together companies, their executives, young professionals, and students who share a passion for innovative technologies that impact success throughout the business of […]