For Immediate Release:
Comcast NBCUniversal and Charter Communications Serve as Strategic Touchstone Partners
Washington, DC – Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) today proudly announced its 2021 Touchstone Partners.
WICT’s Strategic Touchstone Partners, a select group of leading organizations, show their year-round commitment to diversity and inclusion by supporting WICT’s professional development programs, research projects and advocacy initiatives. This year’s partners include Charter Communications, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Walter Kaitz Foundation.
WICT’s Catalyst Touchstone Partners serve as key champions of the organization and help WICT deliver on its mission of creating women leaders who transform our industry. These distinguished companies include Accenture, Altice USA, CommScope, Cox Communications, Disney & ESPN Media Networks and WarnerMedia. WICT’s activities are also made possible through the support of this year’s Inspire Touchstone Partners, including A+E Networks, AMC Networks, Cisco, Discovery, Inc., Grande.RCN.Wave and TV One. And as the industry continues to expand internationally, several global companies, including Discovery, Inc. and Liberty Global, offer their resources to support WICT’s international chapter endeavors.
“WICT’s corporate partners have a deep understanding of the business case for gender diversity and inclusion,” said Maria E. Brennan, CAE, WICT President & CEO. “We are proud to work alongside them as they integrate WICT’s resources into their competitive business strategies.”
WICT’s Chief of Staff, Lesa Faris, added, “Our Touchstone Partners help WICT ensure that we provide the highest quality programs and leadership development initiatives to women in cable, media and technology at all levels. In return, our stakeholders gain access to and receive recognition among our 10,000 members and numerous supporters around the world.”
About WICT Global
WICT is a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to create women leaders that 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 more than 40 years, WICT has partnered with media 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 media. Charter Communications and Comcast NBCUniversal are WICT’s Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICTHQ on Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/Twitter for more information.