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 handy at work and at home. The most challenging thing about my job is coming up with new and exciting ways to package content for our users so they keep coming back for more.
How have other women inspired you or helped shape your career?
Audrey: I’ve had the pleasure of working with so many smart, interesting, funny, determined and bold women. I’ve plucked bits of wisdom from each of them over the years, but the one thing that stands out is how a former coworker delicately reminded me that asking a question is a sign of strength, not weakness. By being vulnerable and asking questions, I’ve learned so much. Had I just nodded and pretended to know what people were talking about for fear of sounding silly, I’d still be in the dark. It’s a whole lot easier to navigate the ins and out of life in the light!
What is your favorite TV show and/or movie?
Audrey: TV Show: ‘Seinfeld’ and Movie: ‘Pulp Fiction’
What is something that most people don’t know about you?
Audrey: I’ve been a vegetarian for two decades.
What do you like most about WICT?
Audrey: I love technology as much as the next Comcast employee, but the things I enjoy most about WICT are the in-person interactions. We’re all so focused on posting the perfect Instagram photo, checking in on Facebook and texting the most clever emoji, that it’s refreshing to be in a room of people who are engaging in actual conversations.
Why do you think WICT is important?
Audrey: WICT provides a comfortable space to form connections with people outside of your day-to-day work life. It’s such a great way to meet and learn from like-minded professionals. I’ve found job titles become much less intimidating when you’re chatting over hors d’oeuvres at a WICT event. While most women probably wouldn’t walk up to unknown VPs during lunch at Ralph’s to pick their brains, WICT provides a relaxed space to get to know our leaders and peers a little better.