We create bold, self empowered leaders through advocacy and leadership training.

The WICT New York Chapter brings together professionals from over 100 cable, media and telecommunications companies in the greater New York area for programs and events which create opportunities for leadership development and professional networking.

2020 Theme:

Future Proof Yourself

As WICT members we are CATALYSTS for change, we are FEARLESS and always INSPIRING others. We know that in addition to caring for yourselves during this challenging time, you are caring for your colleagues, partners, children and parents and we wish all of you continued safety and good health.  

While all WICT NY in-person events are temporarily on hold, we are working to provide you with additional opportunities to future-proof yourself and nurture your career. Stay tuned here for upcoming virtual events and webinars.


Click here to check out our compiled list of COVID-19 resources to help you navigate during this time.

Upcoming Virtual Events

September 24th - Skills for Success: THERsday’s With PowerToFly & WICTNY: Resume Review & Networking

The women of PowerToFly and Women in Cable Telecommunications New York (WICT NY) are excited to host a virtual networking event on Thursday, September 24th from 5:00 - 6:00 pm EST.  Click here for more information!


September 28th - Skills for Success: WICT NY Instagram Live Series - A Conversation with Savannah Sellers

Join us for a live conversation with NBC News and MSNBC correspondent Savannah Sellers. Click here for more information

Upcoming WICT National Events

September 29th - Women in Career Transition Virtual Event

This interactive session will provide practical advice on resume writing to help you nail your next interview!  
Date: 9/29/20
Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Virtual
  • Three participant resumes will be reviewed & discussed during the event. Gain expert advice from our speakers:
    • Jason Levin: Career, Business Development and Outplacement Coach, Ready, Set, Launch, LLC
    • Svetlana Gans: Vice President & Associate General Counsel, NCTA - The Internet & Television Association
    *If you'd like your resume to be considered for review during the event, submit by September 21 to:

Click here to register

Upcoming WICT Global Events

September 30 - October 1, 2020: EDS: Executive Leadership Series

Executive leadership presence is a critical competency for today’s leaders and is expected in order to move beyond mid-management. Executive Leadership Presence,  and Leading with Power and Authority are the two workshops in WICT’s Executive Development Series, designed for mid-career cable professional women to inspire confidence, engage and influence others, and maintain productivity while increasing visibility and career mobility.
This two-day program introduces participants to a unique framework and toolkit of 21 specific attributes, skills and thought processes that work together to help them build the knowledge and skills needed to:
  • Project strong executive presence.
  • Create powerful, high-impact first impressions.
  • Achieve a “Confident Casual®” style in both formal presentations and impromptu communications.
  • Build and maintain a reputation for strong executive presence and a value-based leadership brand.
Registration Now Open for the Fall Session

October 5-6, 2020: The 2020 WICT Leadership Conference


The WICT Leadership Conference opens cable's Diversity Week and is the preeminent leadership and professional development opportunity for media professionals at all career levels. Through inspiring keynote speakers and innovative concurrent sessions covering a variety of topics, as well as connecting with industry colleagues, each attendee is immersed in leadership activities designed to help impact their career and their company's bottom line.
*This event is now being held virtually.  Click here for registration information.

Upcoming Partner Events

Sept 30th- Wonder Women Annual Luncheon

Join us to celebrate the 22nd Anniversary of the Multichannel News Wonder Women event, an awards luncheon honoring female leadership, which will occur virtually on September 30, 2020. This event acknowledges a group of extraordinary women in media for their commitment to enhancing the business, challenging the status quo and being an example for young leadership around the world. For more information click here:

Want to be part of the action but can’t leave your desk? WICT keeps you connected to learning through online webinars on targeted topics and interactive book clubs.
WICT gets you up-close and personal with senior industry leaders. Feel inspired for greatness as you learn from and engaging with some of the most dynamic people in our business as they discuss their challenges and triumphs.
The original way to be social! Strengthen bonds with fellow members and make new connections.
Learn the skills you need to more your career forward. Each workshop focuses on a special topic that will build your competencies in leadership, career development, and professional aptitudes.
WICT NY’s Premier event is our annual executive luncheon where business leaders discuss pressing issues in our industry, sharing ideas, discussing best practices, and focusing on making an impact.
WICT NY hosts this amazing luncheon with Multichannel News which honors amazing women in our industry. It is always an inspiring afternoon of networking and celebrating the accomplishments of the best and brightest women in telecommunications.
These interactive networking events facilitate discussions of special topics. They are a great way for members to learn from senior industry leaders, interact with peers and share experiences.
WICT helps women stay in the know and engaged with everything trending in tech. Members will learn from industry thought leaders and develop a sharper awareness of opportunities in cable technology.

Our Mission

WICT develops women leaders who transform our industry. With over 10,000 members, WICT is the largest and was the first national organization serving women in cable media. As a WICT member you can benefit from highly acclaimed training and development programs offered by the national organization and your local chapter. WICT national offers high profile programs including the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute, Rising Leaders and the annual Leadership Conference. WICT also advocates for women in cable by commissioning original research under the PAR Initiative, which measures and supports the advancement of women in the cable and telecommunications industry.

The WICT New York Chapter brings together professionals from over 100 cable, media and telecommunications companies in the greater New York area for programs and events which create opportunities for leadership development and professional networking. If you’re looking for career advancement, want to expand your network or are new to the industry, WICT NY membership and programs can help:

  • Access to business contacts at all levels that can lead to new opportunities.
  • Network with and learn from industry leaders and peers. You never know where the next great idea will come from.
  • Leadership development seminars, workshops and mentoring programs that fill in the gap from those offered by your company.

Membership is open to women and men at every career level, as well as to students.

The New York chapter’s events and programs give members personal access to business and career thought leaders. Join us at one of our events to start learning all that WICT NY has to offer. We hope to be a part of your career journey.


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