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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

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 […]


SXSport Conference 2019: Leveling the Playing Field for Minorities in Sports led by WiST board member John Peters and featuring Oris Stuart of the NBA and Danita Johnson of the LA Sparks

by Women In Sports Tech Team • April 18, 2019

 Listen to the SXSW Panel moderated by WiST Board Member John Peters.


Meet Buffy Filippell, Founder and President of TeamWork Online. WIST talks to women in sports and sports tech who set the benchmark for their peers and future generations.

by Alysse Soll • April 15, 2019

Buffy Fillipell, Founder and President, TeamWork Online By Alysse Soll, WIST Board Advisor Meet Buffy, The Pioneer of Sports Recruiting If you work in sports, chances are you have crossed paths with TeamWork Online, the brainchild of Buffy Filippell, Founder and President of this frontrunner in the sports recruitment industry. Buffy is a true pioneer, […]


Meet Sheree Waterson, driving Product Love at Athleta. WIST talks to women in sports and sports tech who set the benchmark for their peers and future generations.

by Alysse Soll • April 15, 2019

The Power of She Sheree Waterson, Chief Product Officer, Athleta by Alysse Soll, WiST Advisory Board Member Athleta is a technical apparel company that sits at the top of premium fitness and lifestyle brands for women in the US. Launched in 1998, Athleta was acquired by Gap Brands in 2008. Since 2012, Athleta has seen […]


WiST VIP Reception and Fireside Chat with Nike and the NBA Diversity & Inclusion Leaders

by Women In Sports Tech Team • January 23, 2019

  WiST VIP event held at Cambria Gallery in San Francisco hosted by Silicon Valley Bank, January 23, 2019. Theme for conversation was around best practices for diversity and inclusion initiatives at Nike and the NBA. Guest panelists were WiST board member Jarvis Sam, head of Diversity and Talent Recruiting at Nike and Oris Stuart, […]