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6 Women In The Sports Business World You Should Follow

Wayne Duggan

Benzinga recently compiled a list of seven of the top men in the sports business to follow on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR). Not to be outdone, here’s a list of six women that are dominating the industry.

Kristi Dosh - @SportsBizMiss

Dosh is a sports business reporter, attorney, author and sports management instructor. In addition to contributing for Forbes and Campus Insiders, she is also the founder of Guide My Brand.

Jessica Smith - @WarJessEagle

Smith works on the social media team at Under Armour Inc (NYSE: UA) and formerly served as a social media strategist for the NCAA. Not surprisingly, she also frequently tweets about the business side of sports.

Alicia Jessop - @RulingSports

Jessop is a Sports Law professor at the University of Miami and a sports writer for the Huffington Post. She is also currently the Director of Media Relationships for digital sports marketing company Sportsdigita.

Nicole LaVoi - @DrSportPsych

LaVoi teaches spots psychology and sport sociology at the University of Minnesota. In addition, she serves as the Co-Director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport and is the Co-Founder of the Minnesota Youth Sport Research Consortium.

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Lea Kennedy - @LesaISC

Kennedy is the granddaughter of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. and has taken over the family business as CEO of International Speedway Corporation, which manages 13 of the largest race tracks in the U.S. Forbes recently named Kennedy as the most powerful woman in sports.

Michele Roberts - @MRobertsNBPA

Roberts was Forbes' first runner-up in its most powerful women in sports list. She serves as the executive director of the National Basketball Players Association. She made history with her appointment, becoming the first female ever to lead a major sports union.

Bailey Brautigan - @BBrautigan

Brautigan is a former video producer for Bleacher Report and currently serves as Deputy Business Editor for Forbes SportsMoney.

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