Women's Careers in Football Forum

Inspiring, educating and connecting female candidates for Football Operations positions in professional and collegiate football programs.

The Women’s Careers in Football Forum helps the NFL identify women currently working in college football to join its next generations of leaders.

Recap of the 2020 NFL Women's Careers in Football Forum.

The seventh annual NFL Women's Careers in Football Forum will take place from February 28 to March 1 as part of the league's ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

The Forum educates and connects female candidates currently working in college football roles. Participants interact with Owners, General Managers, Head Coaches and club executives in the NFL and in college football programs.

“We are actively expanding opportunities for women by identifying and developing qualified individuals as part of the NFL’s inclusion efforts.”

Troy Vincent, Sr., Executive Vice President of Football Operations

To help attendees grow their network and learn industry insights, the Forum includes two days of panel discussions, presentations and breakout sessions. Participants get an exclusive look into coaching, strength and conditioning, player personnel, team operations, football administration, research and strategy, video and equipment.

“Women are vastly underrepresented in operations positions in sports. NFL clubs understand the value of considering the entire talent pool during the hiring process. This program provides the opportunity for teams to meet with driven and experienced women, with a focus on women of color, who have a strong desire to work in football and we’re proud of the progress we’ve seen in four years.”                            

 Sam Rapoport, NFL Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion

For any questions or information, please contact NFLFemalePipeline@nfl.com.

Since 2017, there have been 26 NFL clubs that have hired past forum participants and over 225 opportunities have emerged for women in all levels of football. That number continues to grow in 2023.