Mary Busby


WICT Announces 2010 Rising Leaders Programs

- Applications Now Being Accepted -



Chantilly, VA - Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today announced that applications are now being accepted for its 2010 Rising Leaders Programs. WICT will present two classes of Rising Leaders in 2010 due to the continued and overwhelming interest of qualified applicants for the program in 2009. The two classes will run concurrently, May 24-28, 2010 in Delray Beach, Florida.
"WICT's Rising Leaders Program was created to address the needs of emerging industry leaders who are ready to advance the strategic proficiencies that further their organization's goals," said Laurie Root, WICT Vice President of Education & Program Development. "During this intensive week-long program, participants are immersed in honing leadership skills, assessing social styles, evaluating high performance teams, expanding their cable business acumen and acumen, and creating a leadership development plan."
Directors and Managers that take part in this engaging leadership development program will demonstrate a host of new skills in their organizations, including:
•  Assessing and adapting to diverse social styles
•  Developing a practical approach to leadership
•  Recognizing how the range of cable industry segments interact
•  Growing Great Employees - tools to cultivate a motivated, productive team
•  Goal setting and measuring success for high performance teams
•  Contributing to their organization through strategic planning
Applications for the 2010 Rising Leaders Program (located at are being accepted now and must be received no later than noon (12:00pm) EST on Friday, January 29, 2010. For more information, please visit

About WICT
For thirty years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide leadership programs and services, and create professional advancement opportunities for women. With over 7,800 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast, Rainbow, Time Warner Cable and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. are WICT's 2009 Strategic Partners.


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