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Crain's New York Business is proud to announce Crain's 2022 Notable Women in Sports, a special editorial feature within our special print edition on August 8 and online (crainsnewyork.com) that will profile accomplished executives. Your company, and its executives, are invited to submit a nomination that will help us determine this year's honorees. The special section will recognize individuals and organizations for their success and accomplishments during the last 18 months.

The deadline to nominate an individual for this feature is Monday, May 9 at 11:59 p.m. EST.


Nomination forms must be completed and submitted by Monday, May 9 to be considered. All required sections of the form must be completed for consideration. Please note incomplete answers may result in disqualification. 

You will be required to upload a high-resolution digital headshot (300 dpi minimum) of your nominee and include a link to an online published bio such as LinkedIn during this process. Self-nominations are accepted.

Honoree profiles in the published section will be created using the information supplied in the nomination form. We will not accept revised nomination forms, so take care that what you provide is accurate. Honoree profiles will not be provided for review before the section publishes. Crain's editorial staff holds full rights to edit information provided to meet style and editorial standards as well as space limitations. Do not submit information that is subject to change by the August 8 publishing date. Do not submit information you consider to be confidential. 

Important criteria for consideration. 

  • Nominee must be based within the 5 boroughs of New York City or the counties of Westchester, Bergen, Nassau or Rockland. 
  • Must be a female executive serving in a senior level role at her organization 
  • Highlight involvement in any of the following: community and/or philanthropic activities, mentoring programs, diversity & inclusion initiatives 
  • Works for a professional services firm specializing in sports business, such as: 
    • For or acting as athlete agent 
    • For major sports league (NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL, MLS, WNBA, etc.) based in New York City 
    • For NYC-based professional sports team (Knicks, Nets, Yankees, Mets, Giants, Jets, etc.) 
    • For a professional sports organization (U.S. Open, etc.) based in New York City 
    • At a NYC sports venue or arena (MSG, Barclays Center, etc.) 
    • At an accredited 4-year college/university team (St. John’s University, Fordham University, etc.) based in five boroughs of New York City or counties of Bergen, Nassau, Westchester or Rockland 
    • At a sports-related media job (announcer, journalist, data analyst, etc.) 

Honoree profiles in the published feature will be based on information supplied in the nomination form. A reminder: The content is subject to editing by Crain's New York Business staff to meet style and editorial standards.

The submission deadline is Monday, May 9. Please fully complete all fields in the nomination form and click submit once complete.

Crain's New York Business will publish this year's special section in the August 8 print edition and online at crainsnewyork.com. Individuals chosen to be featured in the section will be notified by Crain's New York Business approximately three weeks prior to publication. 

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If you experience any issues while submitting a nomination or have questions regarding the nomination criteria, please email us at notables@crainsnewyork.com

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