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Ali Velshi, MSNBC Anchor and Business Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC, to Headline Day One of The WICT Network 2022 Leadership Conference on Monday, October 10

September 15, 2022 The WICT Network announced today that award-winning journalist Ali Velshi will headline The WICT Network Leadership Conference on Monday, October 10, with a fireside chat. Velshi, an Emmy-nominated journalist, anchors at MSNBC and is a Business Correspondent for NBC News.

The WICT Network Announces Honorees for 2022 Women of the Year and Women to Watch

September 8, 2022 Honorees will be presented their awards during the Touchstones Luncheon held Monday, October 10 at the New York Marriott Marquis as part of The WICT Network Leadership Conference. AMC Networks is champion sponsor of the 2022 Touchstones Luncheon.

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel Will Address Attendees at The WICT Network’s 2022 Touchstones Luncheon

September 1, 2022 The WICT Network announced today FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, the first woman ever confirmed to the role, will address attendees at The WICT Network’s annual Touchstones Luncheon. The event will be held Monday, October 10 at the New York Marriott Marquis, the opening day of The WICT Network’s Leadership Conference, which kicks off Diversity Week 2022.

The WICT Network Announces Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Classes 46 and 47

August 31, 2022 The WICT Network is pleased to announce the members of Classes 46 and 47 of the 2022-2023 Betsy Magness Leadership Institute (BMLI).  The 2022-2023 program has two cohorts, both of which will start their year with a week of training at The Center for Creative Leadership global headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, and will conclude their year in May 2023.

The WICT Network, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), and Cablefax announce Toni Stubbs winner of the prestigious 2022 Women in Technology Award

August 25, 2022   The WICT Network, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), a subsidiary of CableLabs®, and Cablefax today announced Toni Stubbs winner of the prestigious 2022 Women in Technology Award. Stubbs, VP Technology, Engineering and Operations at Cox Communications, is one of the most highly regarded technology professionals in cable media.

The WICT Network Announces Record Levels of Sponsors for Leadership Conference 2022
August 22, 2022 The WICT Network today surpassed all previous levels of sponsorship support for the 2022 Leadership Conference: THE GREAT RESET, marking the greatest number of conference sponsors in the organization’s 44-year history. The conference takes place Monday, October 10 and Tuesday, October 11 at the New York Marriott Marquis and serves as the kick off to Diversity Week 2022.

The WICT Network to Honor Cox Executive Jill Campbell with Inaugural Fearless Leader Award at 2022 Leadership Conference

August 19, 2022 — The WICT Network announced today that Jill Campbell, President and Chief People and Operations Officer for Cox Enterprises, will be honored with its inaugural Fearless Leader Award during the organization’s annual Leadership Conference. Campbell, one of the industry’s most highly-regarded executives, will receive the award during a special tribute on Tuesday, October 11, at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Statement from The WICT Network

July 1, 2022 — The WICT Network was founded over 40 years ago with the simple belief that gender equality is both good for business and society as a whole. As an organization that values diversity, equity and inclusion in all its forms, we believe that a woman’s ability to make her own healthcare decisions is a critical matter of gender equality.

We serve to empower women in media, entertainment, and technology. And part of that empowerment is to also encourage respectful and civil discourse. Never has that been more important than during these trying times.

The WICT Network Announces 2022 Touchstone Partners

June 7, 2022 — The WICT Network today proudly announced its 2022 Touchstone Partners. The WICT Network’s Strategic Touchstone Partners, a select group of leading organizations, show their year-round commitment to equity and inclusion by supporting our diversity-based professional development programs, original research and advocacy initiatives. This year’s partners include Charter Communications, Comcast NBCUniversal and the Walter Kaitz Foundation.

The WICT Network, SCTE®, and Cablefax Open Call for Nominations for 2022 Women in Technology Award

June 2, 2022 — Today, The WICT Network, the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE®), a subsidiary of CableLabs®, and Cablefax jointly announced a call for nominations for the Women in Technology Award, one of the cable and media industry’s highest honors. The annual award acknowledges the achievements of one outstanding woman who has contributed to the advancement of technology in the cable and media industry and demonstrates significant professional success. The nomination deadline for this year’s Women in Technology Award is Friday, July 8, 2022.

The WICT Network Announces Call for Nominations for 2022 Women of the Year and Women to Watch Awards

May 2, 2022 — The WICT Network issued the Call for Nominations today for the 2022 Women of the Year and Women to Watch. The esteemed awards will be presented at the Touchstones Luncheon on Monday, October 10, at the New York Marriott Marquis during The WICT Network’s Leadership Conference, held in conjunction with the industry’s Diversity Week. The deadline for nominations is Friday, July 15, 2022, at 5:00 pm (Eastern).

Robin Roberts, Co-Host of ABC’s Good Morning America and New York Times Best-Selling Author to Headline Day Two of 2022 Leadership Conference

May 12, 2022 — The WICT Network announced today veteran journalist and best-selling author Robin Roberts will address the audience during the Tuesday opening general session of the 2022 Leadership Conference. This year’s conference takes place Monday, October 10 and Tuesday, October 11, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Roberts is the co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, founder and president of Rock’n Robin Productions and New York Times best-selling author.