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WE Lead: Women of Color Empowered in Sport Leadership Institute

Tuesday, October 22 & Wednesday, October 23, 2024
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
Las Vegas, NV


Application Deadline: June 15, 2024
Download the Application Here

The Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) is pleased to offer its third Women of Color Empowered (WE) in Sport Leadership Institute (Lead). WE Lead precedes the AASP Annual Conference, providing opportunities for advanced-level graduate students and early career professional (ECP) women of color (WOC) to dialogue with pioneering WOC leaders, and develop strategies for navigating careers in sport and performance psychology. WE Lead provides a supportive professional development opportunity to examine the unique challenges WOC face while navigating and advancing in the field, and to 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, applicant headshot, and a one-page statement of interest on "Why attending WE Lead will be beneficial to you!"

FAQs for the 2024 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 sport and performance psychology, kinesiology, psychology, or a related area. 

2. What are the dates and locations of WE Lead?
The 2024 Institute will take place on Tuesday, October 22 from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm (PST) and Wednesday, October 23 from 9:00 am-12:30 pm (PST) at the Planet Hollywood Hotel in Las Vegas, NV.

3. Will I be able to access the conference rate for the hotel on Tuesday, October 22? 
Conference rates may be available on Tuesday night based on availability. Please click here for the most up-to-date conference 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.