Dr. Amy Wilson serves as the NCAA’s Managing Director of Inclusion where she drives inclusive excellence throughout college athletics by supporting member institutions’ commitment to diversity, inclusion and gender equity among its student-athletes, coaches, and administrators. Wilson leads the NCAA Office of Inclusion’s efforts to provide resources, education, and support in the core areas of disability, international, LGBTQ, race/ethnicity, and women. An expert on gender equity and Title IX, she has authored multiple national reports on Title IX. Wilson has led projects such as optimizing the Senior Woman Administrator designation and serves on the leadership team for the Common Ground initiative, which fosters discussions about religion and LGBTQ with the goal of supporting all student-athletes. Wilson’s entire career has been in higher education where she won multiple awards for teaching excellence. A member of the Illinois College Athletics Hall of Fame, Wilson has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in English and earned a Ph.D. in Health and Sport Studies with a concentration in Athletic Administration at the University of Iowa. Since 2005, she has worked closely with nationally recognized Title IX expert Dr. Christine Grant on equity issues in intercollegiate athletics and has given numerous presentations on Title IX, gender equity, and inclusion on both the national and international levels. In 2018, Women Leaders in College Sports honored Wilson with the Nell Jackson Award.
The Economics of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Moderator: China Jude, Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Denver Broncos