Past Events

Speed Mentoring Roundtable

January 28th, 2020

The Roundtable event is open to all WISE members and serves as a kick-off to the annual application process for WISE Within. Participants will be grouped by years of experience and the mentors will rotate among the tables to address specific topics.

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Virtual Power Play: Up Close with Lauren Fife of the NCAA

April 28, 2020

After the NCAA, Lauren moved to men’s basketball in 2016 and assists with all preliminary round host operations, as well as game operations and student-athlete experience initiatives at the Final Four. She serves as a main point of contact for the thirteen preliminary round hosts during the planning of the tournament, coordinating all communication and tracking each site’s progress in the planning process. Lauren oversees areas of student-athlete experience including activations in the team hotels at the Final Four. Lauren also serves as a site representative during all rounds of the championship. The canceled 2020 championship would have been Lauren’s fourth tournament in these roles.

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Virtual Financial Fitness

September 22, 2020

Financial Fitness is one of the four WISE Signature Events. This event is designed to provide WISE members with resources and tools for better fiscal management and understanding of overall business operations. Our panelists have covered key topics such as salary negotiations, equitable pay, personal financial management, and retirement planning.

In 2020 we will welcome Carrie Potter of The Carrie Potter Group to share financial best practices with members that she has gained through her experience providing business consulting and financial planning services to professional athletes, small businesses and entrepreneurs. She advises her clients on business strategy and all areas of finance, investment and real estate.

Read more about this event from previous years in our event recaps below.