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SEIC Events

SEIC Events include our signature Speaker Series. These events are designed to educate, enhance the sports and entertainment impact industry's sense of community, start a dialogue and deliver practical knowledge and tools for attendees to bring back to their organizations, staff, clients or teams. 

Speaker Series.

The SEIC Speaker Series brings together individuals from across sports philanthropy and entertainment philanthropy to have engaging and thoughtful conversations about the current topics which are challenging, changing and developing our industry.

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April 27, 2023

What Artificial Intelligence Trends Should You Be Following?

Generative AI is quickly learning how to write grants, draft and deliver speeches, edit imagery and so much more. As technology like ChatGPT pushes further into our lives, the Sports and Entertainment Impact Collective (SEIC) brought together leaders to explore risks and opportunities and understand how the evolution of this technology will dramatically change our industry.

Watch the full recording (58 min)

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October 26, 2018

Healthy Minds Guide Strong Leaders

A conversation about mental health and sports impact. Leaders from Doc Wayne, Headspace, the NBA, NFLPA and The Moyer Foundation discussed cultivating a culture of openness and support for mental health.


Watch the video above, produced by Wander Films.


View the SILC Speaker Series "Healthy Minds Guide Strong Leaders" (October 26, 2018) in its entirety on JHU AAP's Facebook page PART 1PART 2 and PART 3

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March 31, 2022

The Impact of Cryptocurrency on Fundraising for Sports and Entertainment Philanthropy

Cryptocurrency is likely to have a significant impact on our field. We brought together experts to discuss opportunities, risks and trends that are unique to sports and entertainment impact work.

WATCH the full recording (57 minutes)

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May 4, 2018

Sports Leaders Growing Civic Leaders

Adrian Arias, Earl Woods Scholar at Tiger Woods Foundation, led discussion with Broderick D. Johnson from the Obama Foundation on the importance of training young leaders by building awareness and support for incorporating civic awareness in your work.

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May 14, 2019

Leading with Equality & Inclusion Through Sport

Sports impact leaders have an opportunity to model community acceptance and celebrate the diverse populations which we impact.

Hosted at the Bleacher Report offices in NYC, sponsored by City National Bank, speakers included representatives from LA84, the NHL, the Portland Trail Blazers, and Soccer Without Borders.

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October 30, 2017

Advocacy & Activism: The role athletes & sports play in current events 

Those in the public eye have always played a role in advocacy and activism, but the lens is magnified that much more for professional athletes and entities in the sports industry.

The conversation was moderated by Michelynn Woodard, Co-Founder of the Artemis Agency and panelists included Sherrie Deans, Executive Director of the NBPA Foundation and Mara Gubuan, global sports and human rights advocate.

Past Speakers & Supporters.

Past events have featured the following industry experts and sponsors:

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The Sports & Entertainment Impact Collective is fiscally sponsored by the Edward Charles Foundation (ECF) tax ID # 26-4245043. ECF's fiscal sponsorship services allow SEIC to bring our students, faculty and corporate partners a best in class academic experience. As a leader in the sports and entertainment impact space, ECF brings credibility and a powerful network to the SEIC community.

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