She Hoops Teams up with SportsGrad

mins read Aug 22nd, 2023

She Hoops is thrilled to announce our collaboration with SportsGrad, a private community designed to help future leaders break into the sports industry. This union marks the beginning of an exciting association that will open a plethora of new opportunities for women in basketball.  

With a winning combination of networking events, direct access to recruiters, a library of career resources and a number one podcast, SportsGrad’s track record boasts more than 400 success stories, with individuals securing coveted positions across leading organisations in sport including the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup and 2022 ICC T20 World Cup. 

At She Hoops, our commitment lies in empowering women in basketball. Through a multifaceted approach encompassing visible pathways, mentoring, fostering connections and encouraging participation in upskilling and education, we strive to create a thriving environment for women in basketball to flourish. 

Head of Women in Basketball at Basketball Australia, Lauren Jackson AO OLY is excited to be working with SportsGrad. 

It’s a great association that opens many opportunities for women in basketball. It’s another way we’re able to foster connections, offer mentoring and create greater visibility of the pathways.” 

For women in basketball, this association presents an opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of volunteer and paid positions within the sports industry, including the integration with the Cygnett Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL).  

Ryan Walker, Co-Founder of SportsGrad welcomed She Hoops to the SportsGrad family.  

‘We’ve seen from afar the amazing work Lauren and the team at She Hoops are doing to build pathways, mentoring opportunities and participation in Women’s basketball. At SportsGrad our mission is simple: to help people get jobs in sport. We see this as a critical partnership to provide more pathways for women inside the SportsGrad Community to work in basketball and sport more broadly’. 

Together with SportsGrad, our shared vision for women in basketball foresees a future brimming with opportunities and possibilities. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive community that empowers women in basketball to achieve their goals on and off the court. 

Click here to learn more about SportsGrad.