WE ARE...The Association for Women in Sports Media student chapter at Penn State! AWSM helps advance women's careers in the sports media industry through professional networking opportunities.
Our chapter meets bi-weekly with industry professionals to talk about everything from their careers to their best advice for college students and beyond. We also meet regularly as a chapter for bonding activities like Friendsgiving or to watch whatever big sports game is happening that week. Our club members encompass all kinds of Communications majors such as PR, Broadcast Journalism and Telecommunications to name a few.
1. Serve as a positive advocate for women in sports media by offering support, mentoring and networking services as well as national visibility.
2. Serve as a watchdog, promoting fair portrayal of female professionals in sports media, encouraging diversity, positive workplace environments and equal access to opportunities.
3. Mentor and assist college women interested in pursuing careers in sports media through internships and scholarships, student chapters and networking events.