Kristin Edwards
kristin@wict.org
202-827-4790

11/16/2017

WICT Announces Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Call for Applications

Completed Applications Due by 1:00 pm (Eastern), February 21, 2018

Washington, DC - Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) announced today applications will be accepted for the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute's (BMLI) Classes 38 and 39 now through February 21, 2018. For more information or to apply online, please visit www.wictbmli.org.  

Named in honor of Betsy Magness, who played an instrumental role in building TCI into one of the most prominent and influential telecommunications companies in the industry, BMLI serves as the industry's gold standard in leadership development programs. BMLI is produced in conjunction with renowned content leaders, the Center for Creative Leadership. Accepted participants are immersed in an educational program emphasizing core leadership skills which include implementing change, communication effectiveness, navigating career challenges, creating engagement, driving results and executing organizational vision.
  
Since its inception in 1994, more than 900 women have graduated from the program. The alumnae comprise the upper echelon of female leaders in media and they continue to be actively involved in transforming their companies and the industry at the executive level.

WICT gratefully acknowledges Charter Communications as the Premier Sponsor of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute. 

The Institute's Founding 
Established by WICT in 1994 with a generous grant from TCI's Bob Magness and J.C. Sparkman, the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute is named in honor of one of the industry's most charismatic leaders, a cable pioneer who combined business acumen with compassion. Betsy Magness was instrumental in transforming TCI, later AT&T Broadband and Internet Services, and now Comcast NBCUniversal, into one of the nation's most prominent and influential media companies.

About WICT
WICT's mission is to create women leaders who transform our industry. We do this by providing unparalleled professional development programs, commissioning original gender research, and supporting a B2B network that helps advance women. For nearly 40 years, WICT has partnered with cable and technology companies to help build a more robust pipeline of women leaders. Founded in 1979, and now over 10,000 members strong, WICT is the largest and oldest professional association serving women in cable media. Comcast NBCUniversal, Charter Communications, and Turner are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information. 

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