For Immediate Release:
Nominations due by Friday, June 14, 2019; Awards to be presented at the WICT Touchstones Luncheon, September 16 in New York during Diversity Week
Washington, DC – Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today issued the Call for Nominations for the 2019 Woman of the Year and Woman to Watch honorees. The esteemed awards will be presented at the Touchstones Luncheon on Monday, September 16 in New York during the WICT Leadership Conference, held in conjunction with the industry’s Diversity Week. The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 14, 2019, at 5:00 pm (Eastern).
The Woman of the Year Award is bestowed on a woman who has made significant contributions throughout her career to her company and the overall cable telecommunications industry. She is a proven leader and asset who shows great resolve to help others along their path. WICT will select one honoree each from a programmer and an operator.
The Woman to Watch Award honors a woman who shows tremendous promise for transforming the industry through her professional accomplishments. She has already demonstrated exemplary leadership skills in her company and a strong dedication to the industry. WICT will select one honoree each from a programmer, an operator and an industry supplier.
“We are proud to recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of our industry leaders through WICT’s Woman of the Year and Woman to Watch awards,” said Maria E. Brennan, CAE, WICT President & CEO. “The honorees are exemplary role models, contributing significant talent and stewardship to advance their companies and better the industry.”
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 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 10,500 members strong, WICT is the largest and oldest professional association serving women in cable media. Charter Communications and Comcast NBCUniversal are WICT’s Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICTHQ on Twitter for more information.
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