The Winning Edge to Host Sport + Entertainment Career Summit

 
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The Winning Edge Leadership Academy announced today that with the help of a grant provided by the Endeavor Foundation, it will host a two-day Sport + Entertainment Career Summit.  The event is designed for minority and female student-athletes who have an interest in the sport and entertainment industry and will take place at Endeavor’s Beverly Hills office. The summit will feature keynotes on professional development, small group discussions on different careers in the industry, and networking opportunities.  
 
“Working with the Endeavor Foundation, a company that touches almost every aspect of sports and entertainment, is exciting as we continue to influence the next generation of leaders in the industry. Not only will participants have the ability to learn from industry game changers, but Endeavor will connect with a diverse pool of potential candidates.”
+ Corinne Milien, Winning Edge Leadership Academy Executive Director  

“Endeavor recognizes the ability of student-athletes to thrive as professionals in the sports and entertainment industries and we look forward to working with Winning Edge Leadership Academy to help develop the next generation of industry leaders.”
+ Kerry Chandler, Endeavor Chief Human Resources Officer

The 2019 Career Summit will take place Thursday, July 18 - Friday, July 19. The application process to attend the 2019 Sports + Entertainment Career Conference is now open and will close Friday, May 3, 2019.  Space is limited.   Applicants must meet the following criteria for consideration:

  1. Must be a minority, as defined by the US Census Bureau, or a woman

  2. Must be a current or former student-athlete, within five years of graduation

  3. Have a passion to work and excel in the sports and entertainment industry

  4. Cover the $200 registration fee