​​​For nearly 40 years, WICT has worked diligently to help advance women in the cable industry. One of the ways we do this is by shining a spotlight on some of cable’s most influential women.

WICT is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Woman of the Year and Woman to Watch awards. The honorees will be celebrated at the 2018 WICT Touchstones Luncheon on October 15, during the WICT Leadership Conference.

All nominations must be received by 

Friday, June 15, 2018 at 5:00 pm Eastern. 

Woman of the Year Award
​WICT’s highest honor is the Woman of the Year award This honor is bestowed on a woman who has made increasingly significant contributions throughout her career to her company and the cable industry. She embodies WICT's Touchstones of Leadership, and is at the top of her game. She also shows great resolve to help others along their career path.


WICT will designate one honoree each from a Programmer and Operator.


  • Strong and articulate communicator who can rally others into action;
  • Serves as a catalyst to advance the industry and its people;
  • Inspires others through words and deeds;
  • Listens to and connects with her peers;
  • Leads fearlessly with a sense of purpose and vision.
Please note: Current WICT Global Board members are ineligible for this award. 

View our tips for writing a strong nomination here.

Woman to Watch Award
​The esteemed Woman to Watch award is bestowed on a woman who shows tremendous promise for transforming the industry through her professional accomplishments. She has already demonstrated exemplary leadership skills, as well as a strong dedication to the industry and her organization. 

WICT will designate one honoree from each of the company categories: Programmer, Operator and Industry Supplier. 



  • Contributes significantly to her organization;
  • Serves as a catalyst to help advance others within her company;
  • Serves as a role model and mentor to colleagues and others;
  • Listens to and connects with her peers;
  • Leads authentically with a commitment to her values.

Please note: Current WICT Global Board members are ineligible for this award.

View our tips for writing a strong nomination here.