Rising Leaders Program

WICT’s Rising Leaders Program (RLP) is designed for industry professionals at the manager and director level who have demonstrated their potential and their desire for leadership and career advancement. During this intensive immersion program, participants take part in leadership analysis and case study work while expanding their cable business acumen. After completing this program, participants will know how to:

  • Leverage key management tools to build and develop high-performance teams.
  • Use advanced tactical and strategic methods to expand organizational impact.
  • Map the landscape, build alliances and become an effective advocate.
  • Assess diverse leadership styles and align team competencies to exceed organizational goals.
  • Create and manage a personalized leadership development plan.

The 2020 Program
This is a competitive, application-based program and all applicants must be approved by their companies in order to participate in this one-week course. Participants will attend one of three sessions in 2020: April 19 – 24 in Fernandina Beach, FL; June 14 – 19 in San Diego, CA; or October 18 – 23 in Denver, CO. Each class is limited to 20 women.



The program format allows for an in-depth leadership course curriculum. Led by Proteus International’s senior staff members, Therese MiclotJennifer Sherman and Cari Windt, RLP will explore:

  • Social Styles – understanding what they are, identifying your own and learning how to adapt to and work with those with different styles
  • Six Elements of Leadership Model – what the six elements are, assessing your elements and how to develop a practical approach to improve your leadership qualities.
  • Growing Great Employees – where to begin, what to do and how to keep them growing
  • High Performance Teams – including setting goals, effective processes, building trust and measuring success
  • Strategic Thinking – how to be and think strategically

If you have any questions regarding this progr​am or would like additional information, please contact Megan Marksberry at 202-827-4789.


WICT recognizes the following sponsors of the
​​Rising Leaders Program:




WICT recognizes our 2019 Touchstone Partners