Endeavor Impact Summer Series

We’re looking for the Dreamers, Doers, Hustlers and Creators

See yourself making a difference in sports, entertainment or fashion? Learn more about working in these areas through Endeavor’s Summer Series.

What is Summer Series?

Summer Series was created to give impact-minded individuals from all backgrounds the opportunity to learn about working and succeeding in the sports, entertainment and fashion industries. In partnership with HBCU in LA, and Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society Fellowship program, Summer Series will provide industry education, personal development opportunities, and sessions about social impact and activism.

SESSIONS ARE LED BY INDUSTRY POWER PLAYERS AND ARE DESIGNED TO HELP YOU:

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Learn more about careers in the sports, entertainment and fashion industries

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Expand their professional knowledge and understanding about the industries they care about

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Discover how to activate entertainment platforms for social change

HOW DOES IT WORK?

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Industry 101 (June)

Sign up for the Industry 101 course using the link below to learn industry basics from some of the best in the business. Complete at least four Industry 101 classes to be eligible to sign up for an elective track.

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Choose your Elective (July)

Select from five different elective tracks to hone in on the area you learned about in the Industry 101 course that you’re most interested in.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR – SESSIONS START JUNE 22!

INDUSTRY 101 SESSIONS

3:30PM PT | 6:30PM
JUNE 22: LEVERAGING YOUR INNER BADASS

Bozoma Saint John, CMO, Netflix

JUNE 23: TALENT AGENT 101

Brad Slater, Partner, WME

JUNE 24: BUSINESS IN BEAST MODE

Marshawn Lynch, Former NFL Running Back & CEO + Bryon Sheng, CMO, Beast Mode Enterprises

JUNE 25: MARKETING 101 AND PURPOSE DRIVEN MARKETING

Seth Matlins, EVP, Cultural Strategy and Insights, 160over90

TBD: BEING A LAWYER IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

Dan Limerick, Head of Business Affairs, Endeavor + Erika Munro Kennerly, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel Business & Legal Affairs, Endeavor Content + Riché McKnight, General Counsel, UFC | SVP, Deputy General Counsel and Co-Head of Litigation, Endeavor

TBD: STORYTELLING FOR CHANGE
Scott Budnick, Film Producer + CEO, OneCommunity, Alana Mayo, Head of Production and Development, Outlier Society, Phil Sun, Partner, WME
JUNE 29: SPORTS MANAGEMENT & MARKETING 101

Jill Smoller, Partner, WME

JUNE 30: FASHION & MODELING INDUSTRY 101

Ivan Bart, President, IMG Models and Fashion

JULY 6: TELEVISION & STREAMING INDUSTRY 101

Nancy Josephson, Partner, WME

JULY 7: MUSIC & TOURING 101

Kevin Shivers, Partner, WME

JULY 9: SOCIAL ACTIVISM THROUGH THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

Romola Ratnam, SVP, Social Impact, Endeavor + Fiona Ryan, Director, Clara Lionel Foundation + René  Spellman, Former Deputy Campaign Manager, Bernie 2020

JULY 13: SUCCEEDING IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

Kerry Chandler, Chief Human Resources Officer, Endeavor

JULY 14: RUNNING A SPORTS LEAGUE

Dana White, President, UFC

JULY 15: DISCOVERING AND BUILDING STARS

Patrick Whitesell, Executive Chairman, Endeavor

JULY 16: SASHES AND SOCIAL ACTIVISISM

Zozibini Tunzi, Miss Universe + Cheslie Kryst, Miss USA

JULY 20: FROM ASSISTANT TO CEO

Ariel Emanuel, CEO, Endeavor

CHECK OUT THE SCHEDULE

INDUSTRY 101 SESSIONS

3:30PM PT | 6:30PM

JUNE 22

Leveraging Your Inner Badass

Bozoma Saint John, CMO, Netflix

JUNE 23

Talent Agent 101

Brad Slater, Partner, WME

JUNE 24

Business in Beast Mode

Marshawn Lynch, Former NFL Running Back & CEO + Bryon Sheng, CMO, Beast Mode Enterprises

JUNE 25

Marketing 101 and the Importance of Purpose Driven Marketing

Seth Matlins, EVP, Cultural Strategy and Insights, 160over90

TBD

Being a Lawyer in The Entertainment Industry

Dan Limerick, Head of Business Affairs, Endeavor + Erika Munro Kennerly, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel Business & Legal Affairs, Endeavor Content + Riché McKnight, General Counsel, UFC | SVP, Deputy General Counsel and Co-Head of Litigation, Endeavor

TBD

STORYTELLING FOR CHANGE

Scott Budnick, Film Producer + CEO, OneCommunity, Alana Mayo, Head of Production and Development, Outlier Society, Phil Sun, Partner, WME

JUNE 29

Sports Management & Marketing 101

Jill Smoller, Partner, WME

JUNE 30

Fashion & Modeling Industry 101

Ivan Bart, President, IMG Models and Fashion

JULY 6

Television & Streaming Industry 101

Nancy Josephson, Partner, WME

JULY 7

Music & Touring 101

Kevin Shivers, Partner, WME

JULY 9

Social Activism Through the Entertainment Industry

Romola Ratnam, SVP, Social Impact, Endeavor + Fiona Ryan, Director, Clara Lionel Foundation + René Spellman, Former Deputy Campaign Manager, Bernie 2020

JULY 13

Succeeding in the Entertainment Industry

Kerry Chandler, Chief Human Resources Officer, Endeavor

JULY 14

Running a Sports League

Dana White, President, UFC

JULY 15

Discovering and Building Stars

Patrick Whitesell, Executive Chairman, Endeavor

JULY 16

Sashes and Social Activism

Zozibini Tunzi, Miss Universe & Cheslie Kryst, Miss USA

JULY 20

From Assistant to CEO

Ariel Emanuel, CEO, Endeavor

ELECTIVES

Electives are designed to give you a closer look at specific parts of the industry you may be interested in. Please make sure to complete at least four Endeavor 101 classes before selecting an elective track. You will receive an email to register for your elective track in July.  Those participating in the elective programs will also be eligible to be matched with an industry mentor.

ELECTIVE TRACK 1: 
Film, TV & New Media
(Mondays in July)
ELECTIVE TRACK 2:
Music & Touring
(Tuesdays in July)
Elective Track 3: 
Marketing, Digital & Events
(Wednesdays in July)
Elective Track 4: 
The Sports Industry
(Thursdays in July)
Elective Track 5: 
Fashion
(Fridays in July)

Summer Series Speakers

Meet some of the industry players you’ll be hearing from in our 101 sessions and beyond

BOZOMA SAINT JOHN

CMO, Netflix

Brad Slater

Partner, WME

Marshawn Lynch

CEO, Beast Mode

BRYon Sheng

CMO, Beast Mode

Seth Matlins

EVP, Cultural Strategy and Insights, 160over90

Dan Limerick

Head of Business Affairs, Endeavor

Erika Munro Kennerly

Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Endeavor Content

Riché McKnight

SVP, Deputy General Counsel and Co-Head of Litigation, UFC

Jill Smoller

Partner, WME

Ivan Bart

President, IMG Models and Fashion

Nancy Josephson

Partner, WME

Kevin Shivers

Partner, WME

Romola Ratnam

SVP, Social Impact, Endeavor

FIONA RYAN

Director, Clara Lionel Foundation

René Spellman

Impact Consultant and Former Deputy Campaign Manager, Bernie 2020

Kerry Chandler

Chief Human Resources Officer, Endeavor

DANA WHITE

President, UFC

Patrick Whitesell

Executive Chairman, Endeavor

Zozibini Tunzi

Miss Universe

Cheslie Kryst

Miss USA

Ari Emanuel

CEO, Endeavor

Graham Taylor

Co-President, Endeavor Content

Chris Rice

Co-President, Endeavor Content

Halima Aden

Model + Activist

Don’t Miss The First Class!