EVENTS

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

June 3rd: Skills for Success - Wellness Wednesdays Session 1

Welcome to Wellness Wednesday’s with WICT. The world has been changing around us and we would like to come together to support each other while

reflecting and growing individually in order to have a positive impact on our homes and workplaces. Please join us weekly for sessions on elevating

stress, using yoga for strength, learning the fundamentals of meditation as well as starting your yoga practice.

June 4th - Power to Fly and WICT Happy Hour

The women of PowerToFly and Women in Cable Telecommunications New York (WICT NY) are excited to host a virtual happy hour on Thursday June 4th from 6:00 - 7:00 pm EST. The event will kick off with a welcome address by PowerToFly and conclude with virtual speed networking sessions guided by women of WICT NY.
Hope to see you there!  Click here for more information.

June 10th: Skills for Success - Wellness Wednesdays Session 2

Welcome to Wellness Wednesday’s with WICT. The world has been changing around us and we would like to come together to support each other while

reflecting and growing individually in order to have a positive impact on our homes and workplaces. Please join us weekly for sessions on elevating

stress, using yoga for strength, learning the fundamentals of meditation as well as starting your yoga practice.

June 17th: Skills for Success - Wellness Wednesdays Session 3

Welcome to Wellness Wednesday’s with WICT. The world has been changing around us and we would like to come together to support each other while

reflecting and growing individually in order to have a positive impact on our homes and workplaces. Please join us weekly for sessions on elevating

stress, using yoga for strength, learning the fundamentals of meditation as well as starting your yoga practice.

June 24th: Skills for Success - Wellness Wednesdays Session 4

Welcome to Wellness Wednesday’s with WICT. The world has been changing around us and we would like to come together to support each other while

reflecting and growing individually in order to have a positive impact on our homes and workplaces. Please join us weekly for sessions on elevating

stress, using yoga for strength, learning the fundamentals of meditation as well as starting your yoga practice.

Upcoming WICT National Chapter Virtual Events

May 28th- How to Build Relationships in Business

Relationships are the golden ticket to success in all areas of our lives.  Relationships are built with open communication, when people show up authentic, real, genuine and truly curious and interested in each other. Receive insight from certified business and leadership coach, speaker, and author, Ivy Slater, to be able to build and enhance your working relationships. Her website is https://slatersuccess.com/ and her book can be found here: https://www.amazon.com/Barre-Boardroom-Choreographing-Authentic-Relationships-ebook/dp/B07NL2CDDC

Produced by WICT SoCal. To register click here:

June 5th: Tech It Out - A Web Series Part 1

WICT’s Tech It Out Initiative premiered in 2009 with the goal of creating strong women leaders in technology, while also raising awareness about the vast opportunities for women in the tech fields within our industry.  This year, WICT Global is proud to partner with the WICT Midwest Chapter to co-host a multi-day web series.
 
Session 1: Friday, June 5, 2020
 
An Inside Look at What is Happening in Washington
  • Speaker: Lisa Schoenthaler, VP & Senior Policy Counsel, Government Relations, NCTA

 

Produced by WICT MidWest. To register click here:

June 18th: Tech It Out - A Web Series Part 2

WICT’s Tech It Out Initiative premiered in 2009 with the goal of creating strong women leaders in technology, while also raising awareness about the vast opportunities for women in the tech fields within our industry. This year, WICT Global is proud to partner with the WICT Midwest Chapter to co-host a multi-day web series.
 
Session 2: Thursday, June 18, 2020
 
The Chasing Grace Project – Episode 3
  • Speaker: Jennifer Cloer, CEO, reTHINKit Media

 

Produced by WICT MidWest. To register click here:

June 25th: Tech It Out - A Web Series Part 3

WICT’s Tech It Out Initiative premiered in 2009 with the goal of creating strong women leaders in technology, while also raising awareness about the vast opportunities for women in the tech fields within our industry.  This year, WICT Global is proud to partner with the WICT Midwest Chapter to co-host a multi-day web series.
 
Session 3: Thursday, June 25, 2020
 
CybHER: Empowering, Motivating and Educating Girls in CyberSecurity
  • Speaker: Dr. Ashley Podhradsky, Associate Professor of Digital Forensics and Associate Dean of the Beacom College of Computer and Cyber Sciences, Dakota State University

 

Produced by WICT MidWest. To register click here:

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. 
 
Registration includes attendance at the WICT Touchstones Luncheon on Monday, October 5. During the luncheon, WICT will recognize our 2020 Women of the Year and Women to Watch honorees.
 
*We continue to monitor developments regarding COVID-19, and look to the WHO, CDC and local authorities for guidance. While our plan is for the WICT Leadership Conference to return to New York this fall, please be advised we are exploring additional options, including virtual opportunities as well as alternate locations. We will provide any necessary updates as they become available.

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 on September 30, 2020 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in NYC. 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:

 

Previous Events

May 19th- Culture Shock: Surviving Five Generations in One Workplace

In Culture Shock: Surviving Five Generations In One Work Place, Dr. Massey, a communications expert with a PH.D. in psychology and an MBA, does a deep dive into the five generations at work, examining how they behave and why. Learn insider secrets on how to best communicate within the multi-generational world to thrive within your work environment. Produced by WICT SoCal.

 

May 6th- LINKEDIN: Navigating the Job Market in a Down Economy

In times of uncertainty in the job market, it may feel harder than ever to navigate new career opportunities, internally or externally. But even in difficult hiring economies, companies are still looking for great talent to help solve their business challenges. Join us in this live workshop as recruiting and hiring expert, Rebecca Vertucci, talks to us about the current state of the job market and what we can do to stay relevant and in-demand.

 

Click here to access the webinar 

March 18th– Skills For Success : Branding Yourself in an Ever-Changing Industry Webinar

A strategic, actionable discussion about your career as you move through 2020. When Q1 ends, be ready to reflect on and share your contributions and impact. In a changing industry (mergers, reorgs, promotions, downsizing, strategy changes), your brand is always in play. Be proactive and intentional in how you show up and in managing your value proposition.  The webinar was led by leadership development coach Terri Nimmons.  Click here to access the webinar.

Feb 19th– Annual Membership Mixer

Thank you to those who joined our WICT New York for our annual Membership Mixer – Improvising Your Network.
Sloane Miller led us through improv games designed to cultivate deeper personal engagement, more confidence, spontaneity, trust, and creativity in everyday life – personally and professionally.

Jan 16th– Get the most out of WICT Webinar

Join WICT NY as we take you through all the benefits that WICT NY offers. Featuring a special guest appearance by Maria Brennan President of WICT National.

Dec 11th– WICT NY Holiday Party!

Bowlmor Times Square where we celebrated the holidays with WICT NY! Our annual members-only holiday party was the perfect opportunity to reminisce on 2019 over drinks, food, and friendly competition. Check out the pics!