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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.

2019 Theme:

Future Proof Yourself

Congratulations WICT NY 2019 Career Catalyst Award winner Margaret G. Kim!

For more on the award and to see the video tribute to "Peggy" click here. To read Peggy's blog post on what WICT NY means to her, click here.

June 10th-Tech it Out with AI (Artificial Intelligence)

Advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning, natural language processing, computer vision, and a variety of other technologies are among the most compelling technology developments for media companies, offering possibilities for the creation, production, distribution and monetization of media content and interactive experiences. Join us for an evening with Sowmya Gottipati, Vice President of NBCU's Media Labs, Innovation moderated by Amy Chen, Director of Entrepreneurship Programs at NYC Media Lab to learn how can we become fluent about the technology to feel like we are truly aware about what AI is and what it can do in our business and for our industry. Stay tuned for how to register!

June 13th-Summer Mixer!

IGNITE YOUR SUMMER WITH WICT NY AT OUR FREE SUMMER MIXER

Join fellow WICT NY members on the beautiful YOTEL rooftop terrace for an evening of networking, speed mentoring, food, fun and games. This is an EXCLUSIVE MEMBERS-ONLY event -- make sure to join or renew ASAP to reserve your spot and start future proofing your career. 

 

June 18th-Let's Talk Tuesdays: Career Transitions

Join us for WICT NY’s next Let’s Talk Tuesdays to discuss and learn strategies from peers and industry leaders that will help you find positive approaches to career transitions. 

 

June 19th-Skills for Success: Marketing your Brand Toolkit

When opportunity knocks will you be ready? Your boss just told you a position is opening up in your company-is your resume up to date? Are you using the right tools to showcase who you are, how you add value, and to tout your accomplishments? If you're ready to feel prepared and confident to grow your career- join us for this this workshop led by Rebecca Vertucci of The Vertucci Group presented by WICT NY in partnership with the Discovery Women's Network-NY! Stay tuned on how to register!

 

 

Upcoming National Events

Nov 29-30-Betsy Magness Graduate Institute

An exclusive event for BMLI Alumnae November 29-30 in Philadelphia PA. Click here for info.

 

VIRTUAL EVENTS

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.

LEADERSHIP SERIES

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.

MEMBER MIXER

The original way to be social! Strengthen bonds with fellow members and make new connections.

SKILLS FOR SUCCESS WORKSHOPS

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.

EXECUTIVE WOMEN’S LUNCHEON

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.

WONDER WOMEN LUNCHEON

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.

LET’S TALK TUESDAYS

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.

TECH IT OUT

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.

CONTACT
WICT
NEW YORK

General or Membership information:
info@wictny.org

 

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