Win a Scholarship for an Upcoming Upwind Academy Course!


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Win a Scholarship for an Upcoming Upwind Academy Course!

Do you want to learn more about how to promote gender equity in mixed ultimate? We are sponsoring four scholarships for the "Building Gender Equity Leadership in Mixed Ultimate" course provided by Upwind Academy! This is an opportunity to improve your leadership skills, learn about gender equity tools and resources, and give back to the Chicago Ultimate community. Players and coaches of all levels and gender identities can apply. 


In addition to taking the course, scholarship recipients will also work directly with Ultimate Chicago and apply what they learn to the Chicago context. By March 31, participants must submit an action plan to Ultimate Chicago/the UC women’s committee that includes the following:

  • 3 targeted goals for Ultimate Chicago
  • Metrics/benchmarks and a timeline for reaching those goals
  • Possible tactics for reaching goals
  • Space for reporting progress

They will also work closely with a board liaison to report on and evaluate progress quarterly throughout 2018. Virtual attendance dates are: February 11, 20 or 25 andMarch 4 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. CST. More information on the course can be found here.Applications are due by Thursday, February 8th at midnight. Apply here. Any questions about responsibilities or the application process can be directed to