The data is consistent, women are underrepresented in executive positions and on board seats. We’re advancing and taking on leadership positions, yet women still face overt and subtle gender discrimination and harassment. These challenges apply both on the pitch and off for women working in the male-dominated sport of football/soccer. Professional development is an important part of taking your career to the next level, with mentoring, coaching, and leadership workshops to help in guiding your career. Taking responsibility for your own path and future success means using these tools to support you and assist in shifting the culture of women in leadership positions. Talented capable women are being overlooked instead of identified and nurtured. You must manage your own career and intentional professional development is the route to advancement. Seek out opportunities; here are a few below.
The women's game. Women working in the sport of soccer/football, on the pitch and off. How to create a professional career in the sport you love. Stay in the game.