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WE Lead: Women of Color Empowered in Sport Leadership Institute

WE Lead: Women of Color Empowered in Sport Leadership Institute

Tuesday, October 22 & Wednesday, October 23
Hilton Portland Downtown Hotel
Portland, OR

Application Deadline: September 25, 2019

The Association for Applied Sport Psychology is pleased to announce its inaugural Women of Color Empowered (WE) in Sport Leadership Institute (Lead). WE Lead precedes the AASP Annual Conference and provides opportunities for advanced-level graduate students and early career professional women of color (WOC) to dialogue with pioneering WOC leaders, and develop strategies for navigating the sport psychology field. The Institute provides a supportive professional development opportunity to examine the unique challenges WOC face while navigating and advancing in the field and discuss ways to foster systemic change toward a more diverse and inclusive environment for all. 
To apply, download and submit the WE Lead application along with CV, one-page statement of interest on "Why attending WE Lead will be beneficial to you!" and applicant headshot.

FAQs for the 2019 WE Lead Program

1. Who is eligible to apply for WE Lead? 
WE Lead is open to advanced-level graduate students as well as early career professional women of color who study and work within the field of sport and exercise psychology, kinesiology, psychology, or a related field. 

2. What are the dates and locations of WE Lead? 
The 2019 Institute will take place on Tuesday, October 22 from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, October 23 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon at the Hilton Portland Downtown Hotel. 

3. Will I be able to access the conference rate for the hotel on Monday, October 21? 
Conference rates may be available on Monday night. Please click here for the most up-to-date hotel information
4. Are there scholarships available for student members who are applying for WE Lead?
Unfortunately, no scholarships are available at this time.

5. What are the requirements of the attendees?
Attendees will receive homework in the form of brief readings and reflective writing assignments, which they will need to complete prior to attending WE Lead. The homework will help prime attendees to the institute and allow for deeper, more meaningful conversations.