|By Business Wire||
|August 18, 2014 10:16 AM EDT||
The Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) Southeast Chapter will honor the outstanding achievement and leadership of six of its members at the chapter’s 11th annual Red Letter Awards Gala. The ceremony will be held Thursday, October 16 at the Ritz-Carlton in Atlanta and will be hosted by Rene Syler, co-host of Exhale on Aspire TV, author, breast cancer advocate and on-the-go mom. The recipients of this year’s Red Letter Awards are recognized for making significant contributions to WICT’s mission of developing women leaders and exemplifying the chapter’s 2014 Touchstone theme, “Inspire.”
“It is an honor to celebrate this year’s Red Letter Award honorees. The individual and collective contributions of each honoree are an inspiration to those in cable and telecommunications industry and beyond,” said Kathy Gray, president of the WICT Southeast Chapter. “Rene Syler has served as a leader and inspiration to so many, and we couldn’t think of a finer host for this celebration.”
The 2014 Red Letter Award recipients are as follows:
- Woman of the Year: Shirley Powell, executive vice president of corporate communications for The Weather Company, will be honored for visionary leadership and having a milestone year that contributed to the evolution of the cable telecommunications industry.
- Horizon Award for Woman to Watch: Sheila Hicks, vice president of sales operations for Cox Communications, will be celebrated for her consistent record of professional success and job excellence.
- Catalyst Award: Karen McCague, vice president of workforce services for Scripps Networks Interactive, will be recognized for her significant contributions in the industry as a woman who holds a position in technology.
- The Mentor Award: Jerilyn Bliss, vice president of corporate communications, along with Denise Gough, vice president of legal affairs for Scripps Networks Interactive, will be acknowledged for championing women's issues in the workplace and developing mentoring initiatives within their organization and the industry.
- Rising Star Award for Emerging Leader: Jennifer Schultz, senior director of analysis-technology for Cox Communications, will be recognized for establishing competency and success in her area of expertise and for being an influential leader within her organization and the industry.
Tickets for this year’s Red Letter Awards Gala are $195 per person, $1,850 per table and $3,400 per two tables. The early bird pricing of $1,750 per single table can be enjoyed if purchased by September 1. All tickets and tables can be purchased by contacting Kimberly Beckwith, senior director of partnerships for the chapter. Email her at [email protected] or call 404-274-6484.
About WICT Southeast
Established in 1980 as one of the national organization’s first local chapters, the Women in Cable Telecommunications Southeast Chapter consists of more than 1,100 members from Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi. WICT Southeast has been named “Chapter of the Year” three times, has been recognized for “Mentoring Excellence” four consecutive years, and also has earned “Programming Achievement” and “Enterprise” awards by the national organization. Please visit wict.org/southeast for more information.
For thirty-five years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide professional development programs, research and services that help advance women in cable media. With nearly 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Suddenlink Communications are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Streamlyzer will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Streamlyzer is a powerful analytics for video streaming service that enables video streaming providers to monitor and analyze QoE (Quality-of-Experience) from end-user devices in real time.
Oct. 23, 2016 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 932
SYS-CON Media announced today that @WebRTCSummit Blog, the largest WebRTC resource in the world, has been launched. @WebRTCSummit Blog offers top articles, news stories, and blog posts from the world's well-known experts and guarantees better exposure for its authors than any other publication. @WebRTCSummit Blog can be bookmarked ▸ Here @WebRTCSummit conference site can be bookmarked ▸ Here
Oct. 23, 2016 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 9,640
You have great SaaS business app ideas. You want to turn your idea quickly into a functional and engaging proof of concept. You need to be able to modify it to meet customers' needs, and you need to deliver a complete and secure SaaS application. How could you achieve all the above and yet avoid unforeseen IT requirements that add unnecessary cost and complexity? You also want your app to be responsive in any device at any time. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Allen, General Manager of...
Oct. 23, 2016 02:30 AM EDT Reads: 833
In past @ThingsExpo presentations, Joseph di Paolantonio has explored how various Internet of Things (IoT) and data management and analytics (DMA) solution spaces will come together as sensor analytics ecosystems. This year, in his session at @ThingsExpo, Joseph di Paolantonio from DataArchon, will be adding the numerous Transportation areas, from autonomous vehicles to “Uber for containers.” While IoT data in any one area of Transportation will have a huge impact in that area, combining sensor...
Oct. 23, 2016 02:15 AM EDT Reads: 536
DevOps theory promotes a culture of continuous improvement built on collaboration, empowerment, systems thinking, and feedback loops. But how do you collaborate effectively across the traditional silos? How can you make decisions without system-wide visibility? How can you see the whole system when it is spread across teams and locations? How do you close feedback loops across teams and activities delivering complex multi-tier, cloud, container, serverless, and/or API-based services?
Oct. 23, 2016 02:15 AM EDT Reads: 976
Oct. 23, 2016 02:00 AM EDT Reads: 10,955
Oct. 23, 2016 01:45 AM EDT Reads: 669
Oct. 23, 2016 01:45 AM EDT Reads: 3,810
Oct. 23, 2016 01:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,026
Oct. 23, 2016 01:30 AM EDT Reads: 3,645
Oct. 23, 2016 01:15 AM EDT Reads: 880
Oct. 23, 2016 01:15 AM EDT Reads: 982
Oct. 23, 2016 12:45 AM EDT Reads: 3,520
Oct. 23, 2016 12:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,430
Oct. 23, 2016 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 1,822