Invitation to Apply to the Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) 2016

Lombe A. Mwambwa

We are delighted to announce that the third Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) will take place from 19–24 June 2016 at the University of Chichester.

WSLA 2016 aims to bring together forty outstanding women leaders, half from the UK and half from around the world, providing a unique learning environment that will support the women to further develop their leadership competencies.

Here is the  WSLA Introduction Booklet with the details for application and about the WSLA.

Please note that applications should be submitted by the 13th of December. Please send inquiries to: Read more about the WSLA 2014 and 2015 editions here.

We are seeking applications from women who:

  • Are currently in middle management or recently appointed senior managers or Board members of sport/sport-for-development organisations.
  • Have key areas of responsibility such as heading up a specific department /area/ project for their organisation or have current responsibility for influencing people and/or managing staff.
  • Are identified as future leaders by their organisations.
  • Are committed to making a difference and enhancing opportunities for women and girls in and through sport.
  • Have good written and spoken English. (Please note that no translation service will be provided).
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development.

 By the end of WSLA 2016 you will have:

  • Further developed confidence and competence in a range of leadership behaviours.
  • Produced a Personal Development Plan with clear goals.
  • Developed career strategies.
  • Participated in regular networking.
  • Improved intercultural understanding.
  • Greater self-awareness.
  • Better knowledge and understanding of the global women and sport movement
  • Access to international mentoring networks and have extended your own network.

For more information, please contact: or download our WSLA Introduction Booklet

Lombe A. Mwambwa, PhD Student
Department of Sport Development and Management
International Adviser to the Anita White Foundation
University of Chichester I College Lane I Chichester I PO19 6PE I UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 1243 816361
International Adviser to: NOWSPAR Women Sport Zambia  and Women Sport Africa
Twitter:@LombeM         Skype: lombe-annie

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