Mentorship program nurturing the next generation of

Black & Brown sports & entertainment leaders.

Sports & Entertainment Equity Network (SEEN) is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit striving to close the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) gap prevalent in the business of sports & entertainment. 

Our goal is to provide Black and Brown professionals with opportunities to:

  • Advance themselves professionally and personally

  • Build authentic relationships with a community of peers

  • Give back to support the next generation of young leaders

Program Overview

Sports & Entertainment Equity Network’s inaugural mentorship program, SEEN NextGen, gives a select group of high-potential, early-career professionals a chance to learn from and build relationships with top leaders in the sports & entertainment industry.  Each mentee will be paired with two mentors and SEEN will curate a series of program-related events to promote learning and authentic relationships between all participants.

Program Duration

November 2020 - May 2021

Application Process

All mentees and mentors will have to complete a program application to be considered for the NextGen program.  Mentees and mentors who make it past the application evaluation stage will have an interview with a member of the SEEN team prior to final selections being made.

Key Dates

Applications due: October 23

Final decisions on mentees and mentors: November 9

Application or Program Questions

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Program Benefits

  • Two experienced Mentors

  • Cohort of fellow NextGen mentees

  • Professional advancement programming

  • Mentee / Mentor networking opportunities


  • Black or Brown early career professional

  • 1-5 years work experience in Sports or Entertainment


Program Benefits

  • One vetted, high-potential mentee

  • Cohort of experienced, minority and ally mentors

  • Mentor focused programming

  • Mentee / Mentor networking opportunities



  • Experienced professional (Black, Brown or ally) working in Sports & Entertainment

  • 6+ years of experience