WICT Philly

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07 Nov

WICT Philly Gives Back Auction Site Open!

  The WPGB Silent Auction is now live and can be accessed here: https://501auctions.com/wictphillygivesback All bids must be submitted through this site so be sure to save to your mobile device! All items on the site will be available at the event with the auction closing at 8:00pm on November 10. If you have not registered and want to attend WPGB, you can register here. Thursday, November 10, 5:30-9:00pm The Crystal Team Room 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA 19107 ...

29 Jul

WICT Mourns the Loss of Linda Brodsky Cooper

From the desk of Maria E. Brennan, CAE President & CEO Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) We at WICT mourn the loss of founding WICT board member Linda Brodsky Cooper. Linda’s pioneering efforts helped advance the industry and particularly women in cable. As Linda put it in an interview with The Cable Center, she and other women involved with WICT’s formative years wanted to see “where we were, who we were, and what we could do for each other.” As part of...

13 Jul

Our June Woman of WICT: Lisa Vetere

Meet Lisa Vetere, Senior Manager, Procurement at Comcast What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Lisa: I am on the finance side of the Procurement team and support both Comcast and NBCU.  Throughout my career at Comcast, I have had traditional finance roles at Headquarters, Division and in the Region.  Procurement Finance is totally different from other finance roles, I am forecasting vendor spend, creating financial models and tracking savings across Procurement. ...

18 May

Our May Woman of WICT: Audrey Morrison

Audrey Morrison – Senior Editor, Lifestyle What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Audrey: I scour the internet and work with content providers to program the best cross-platform lifestyle experience for XFINITY. I’m always learning something new that I can share with our audience. Whether it’s the most efficient way to fold a t-shirt or which foods to eat to live to 100, the life lessons I’ve collected over the years always come in...

25 Apr

Our April Woman of WICT: Jennifer Ackerman

  Meet Jen Ackerman, Associate Director of UX Research at Comcast What do you do for work and what do you love about it and what is most challenging? Jen: I’m a people researcher and manager of other researchers. It’s so interesting to observe how customers use our products, to learn about their lives, needs, and how they use TV to entertain themselves and their families. It can be challenging to work on projects with large teams and so many stakeholders, but...

29 May

Membership Renewals for Comcast Employees

For many years, Comcast and WICT have been strong partners — dedicated to providing you access to a variety of educational resources to help you develop as a leader. In demonstration of their support for your professional growth, Comcast covers the expense of a WICT membership. Your membership has automatically renewed each year without any action on your part; however, we are going to need your help with this process going forward. While both organizations’ commitment to your leadership development continues...