Co-Founder & Executive Director
As co-founder and executive director of The Winning Edge Leadership Academy, Corinne Milien is devoted to building diversity in sports business, media, and entertainment by nurturing the next generation of women and minority leaders. Corinne previously worked as an event supervisor with ESPN Events, managing up to five of ESPN’s 30 owned and operated events yearly, including ESPN’s college basketball doubleheader Champions Classic, Armed Forces Classic, College Football Awards Show, MEAC/SWAC Challenge, and Celebration Bowl. She also served honorably in the US Air Force, spending time stationed at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany before attending the US Air Force Academy Prep school and the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. In 2010, she graduated from Bemidji State University with a degree in Sports Management and took her talents to Knoxville, Tennessee to serve as the legendary Pat Summit’s last graduate assistant and recruiting coordinator for the Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team while earning a master’s in Sports Management. Corinne is a proud product of Haitian immigrant parents and owner of an American Dingo named Drake.
2018 New York University School of Professional Studies Preston Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport Ambassador of the Year