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January 26, 2023

Webinar: Rocket Your Potential

(56 min.)

SPEAKERS: Phyllis Ehrlich, GVP, Client Success, Spectrum Reach; Beth Plummer, SVP & Chief Revenue Officer, Spectrum Reach

Our career stories and lessons learned prepare us for the continuing journey ahead. In this virtual session, Phyllis Ehrlich, author of Rocket Your Potential: A Career Handbook for Rising Stars & Future Women Leaders, and Beth Plummer will share their experiences and insights to help you define and fuel your unlimited potential.

January 11, 2023

Bold, New Space and Courageous Dialogue

(1 hr. 15 min.)

SPEAKERS: Nilda Gumbs, Chief of Staff, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association; Deepa Purushothaman, DEI Leader, Former Senior Partner at Deloitte, and Author

Brought to The WICT Network Online Learning Library thanks to the Walter Kaitz Foundation

Most companies aren’t currently creating the kind of spaces we need to grow and thrive—spaces that celebrate courage and vulnerability and encourage authentic employee connection. As current and prospective leaders in our organizations, we have a key role to play in helping workers feel connected to one another, encouraging productive dialogue, and propelling diverse corporations to reach their full potential. In this insightful and engaging fireside chat, Deepa Purushothaman will share practical steps for creating bold, new spaces in our organizations.

January 4, 2023

LC2022: Pearls of Wisdom

(1 hr.)

Brought to The WICT Network Online Learning Library thanks to the Walter Kaitz Foundation

This inspirational capstone session, styled after the famed TED Talks, brings together dynamic and innovative thought leaders to impart their wisdom in a series of high-impact keynotes. Speakers share the journeys and transformational moments that have shaped their lives and careers, which will motivate you to take their teachings and turn them into an action plan!

July 20, 2022

Beyond the Hashtag: Moving from Grassroots to Grand Landscapes

(40 min.)

SPEAKERS: Lori Hall, Co-Founder & Head of Creative, Pop’N Creative
Michael K. Powell, President & CEO, NCTA – The Internet & Television Association.

As we attempt to heal the deep wounds affecting our society, businesses have a moral obligation to hold themselves accountable and evaluate how they contribute to the tangled web of systemic racism. Our industry is one that wields great economic power, and we have tremendous social influence as content creators and conduits of information for billions around the world. Almost every major business has made a public commitment to diversity and inclusion following the recent social justice movement; however, we need to move past statements and spring into action if we are going to make real and measurable progress.

July 20, 2022

Beyond the Hashtag: #LoveisLove

(1 hr.)

MODERATOR: Monica Trasandes, Director of Programs, Spanish-Language and Latinx Media, GLAAD

SPEAKERS: Erica Barnes, Account Executive, Precision & Performance Advertising Sales, A+E Networks; Craig Robinson, EVP & Chief Diversity Officer, NBCUniversal; Geena Rocero, Writer, Producer, Director, Transgender Advocate & Founder, Gender Proud; Jason Sarlanis, President, Crime & Investigation Content, Linear & Streaming, Discovery, Inc.

From enacting comprehensive policies to redesigning outdated systems that perpetuate bias, leading organizations have prioritized creating an accessible and human-centered work environment. Presented in partnership with the Walter Kaitz Foundation, the session goal is to help our members create an environment where people can show up to their workplaces as their authentic selves and feel a sense of belonging, both personally and professionally. This thought-provoking session will delve into the practices that successful companies have established to foster safe, welcoming and empowering environments for LGBTQ+ individuals and beyond.

July 20, 2022

Leading and Succeeding in a Multigenerational Workforce

(56 min.)

SPEAKER: Arika Pierce, Leadership Coach, Attorney, Author and Speaker

The next generation of leaders are increasingly faced with the complex challenge of managing a multigenerational organization. For the first time, four generations are working side by side, each at different life stages, and each with different perspectives, expectations, and needs. In this session, Arika will give you actionable tools to overcome challenges and bridge generational gaps. In addition, you will gain techniques for leading a successful multigenerational organization and learn how to leverage generational differences for a stronger, more productive team.

July 20, 2022

Human Centered Leadership: A New Paradigm

(58 min.)

SPEAKERS: Abigail Dunne-Moses, Senior Faculty, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Cheryl Flink, Ph.D., GVP, Leadership Research & Analytics – Center for Creative Leadership

Brought to The WICT Network Online Learning Library thanks to the Walter Kaitz Foundation

The global pandemic has upended our previous models of work and forced us to consider new models of leadership, including our understanding of what it means to be a human-centered leader. Join Abigail Dunne-Moses and Cheryl Flink from the Center for Creative Leadership for deep reflections on the idea that today, human-centered leaders must leverage two polarities to foster thriving and sustainable organizational cultures, including Rest and Activity and Action and Intent.