member area

2020 Mid-Career Institute for Women in Sport

Orlando, October 20-21, 2020
Deadline to apply is June 15!


The Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) is pleased to announce its inaugural Mid-Career Institute for Women in Sport (MIWS). This Institute precedes the AASP Annual Conference and offers attendees a valuable supportive professional development opportunity to discuss the unique challenges mid-career women face while navigating and advancing in the field. Through expert talks, panel discussions, and group conversations facilitated by trailblazing women leaders and business experts in sport, attendees will experience a supportive and informative event addressing the often overlooked and infrequently discussed professional and personal experiences that impact women during this stage in their career.

Download the Application Form


  1. Who is eligible to apply for the Institute?

    The 2020 institute is open to mid-career women who work within the field of sport, performance, and exercise psychology, kinesiology, psychology, or a related field. Applicants should be 7 years post-doctoral education or highest degree attained with a minimum of 7-10 years working full-time in their profession. 
  2. What are the dates and locations of the Mid-Career Institute for Women in Sport?

    The 2020 Institute will take place Tuesday, October 20 from Noon - 6 p.m., Wednesday, October 22 from 8:30 am - Noon, and conclude on Saturday, October 24 at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Hotel.
  3. Will I be able to access the conference rate for the hotel on Monday, October 19?

    Conference rates may be available on Monday night. Please click here for the most up-to-date hotel information.
  4. What are the requirements of the attendees?

    Attendees will receive brief readings and reflective writing assignments prior to the event, which they will need to complete prior to attending the institute. The materials will help prime attendees to the institute and allow for deeper, more meaningful conversations.