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THE WIS CAREER FAIR 2022 TOOLKIT 

The WIS Career Fair 2022 was an incredible day for connecting industry changemakers, getting women and marginalized individuals hired, as well as showcasing all the ways you can make a difference in soccer by working in the game! Every WIS member represents an inclusive, forward-thinking future for the soccer industry and we’re stoked you’re here […]

MEET IDA SPORTS

Co-founded by four-time Guinness World-Record holder, entrepreneur and WIS Expert Member, Laura Youngson, IDA Sports is the footwear company our industry desperately needed. Their shoes are designed to accommodate the nuances of the female athlete’s foot because women and girls have waited long enough to be prioritized by sportswear companies. Ida is on a mission […]

“ASK ME ANYTHING” WITH WIS EXPERTS

“HOW DO I START MY OWN REC LEAGUE?” Last week, members asked, “how do I start my own local recreational league?” Our WIS Experts were on hand to offer a variety of insights on how to run a successful rec league. Read below to get advice from league founders Hannah Kelley (Queer Soccer League), Tarek […]

GOAL CLICK x WIS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

For #WomensHistoryMonth, we teamed up with Goal Click to tell soccer stories from the perspective of women making their mark in the game, from cheering in the stands to working in the soccer industry. “As a proud ally member of Women in Soccer, we wanted to do what Goal Click does best – hand over […]

RECLAIMING THE GAME TOOLKIT

RECLAIMING THE GAME TOOLKIT  The #ReclaimTheGame General Council brought together a trailblazing group of industry leaders who shared diverse expertise on how we can work together to create a safer and more inclusive soccer industry. Watch the whole general council event back here.  Reclaiming the game is an ongoing process and we’re honored to work […]

RECLAIMING THE GAME AT ALL LEVELS

This week, we’re spotlighting how our soccer community is safeguarding players’ wellbeing from youth to pro levels. Dive into this spotlight to learn how the actions of youth club leaders, mental health advocates and industry changemakers have led to positive institutional change as well as highlight the need to keep pushing for a safer soccer […]

REFEREES RECLAIM THE GAME

This week, we’re spotlighting a crucial and often overlooked aspect of the soccer industry that plays a central role in player safety: The Third Team – referees. Read about the culture of refereeing that Christina Unkel, a FIFA referee and a football laws analyst, is creating in order to prioritize safety for The Third Team […]

The WIS squad showed up to become stronger allies in anti-racism at this past “Coffee and Progress.” Thank you to everyone for your allyship and determination to make sports an inclusive space! As always WIS is about ACTION so check out the event resources designed to educate and promote ways to be anti-racist in soccer. […]

This week, we’re spotlighting a soccer industry first that prioritizes the fertility needs of players in the women’s game. Check out how Racing Louisville FC has set a game-changing precedent by becoming the first team in the NWSL to support new health benefits specifically for players’ fertility. The team’s commitment to the holistic health needs […]