Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan from IFC Films' upcoming film Wildlife 

to Speak at WICT Touchstones Luncheon

IFC Films' Lisa Schwartz to Serve as Honorary Chair


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We are pleased to announce WICT's special guests at the 2018 WICT Touchstones Luncheon, IFC Films' Wildlife Writer and Executive Producer Zoe Kazan, and Lead Actress in Wildlife, Carey Mulligan. They will be joined onstage by Luncheon Honorary Chair and WICT global board member, Lisa Schwartz, Co-President of IFC Films & Sundance Selects, who will facilitate an engaging and intimate Touchstones Talk with the two Hollywood stars.

The luncheon takes place Monday, October 15, at the New York Marriott Marquis, where we will feature the 2018 Women of the Year and Women to Watch honorees -- a focal point of the WICT Leadership Conference and Diversity Week. AMC Networks serves as the Premier Sponsor of the Touchstones Luncheon.


Join us at the New York Marriott Marquis on Monday, October 15, 2018, when we will honor the following women for their outstanding contributions to the industry.


WICT Announces Honorees for
2018 "Woman of the Year" and "
Woman to Watch"


Woman of the Year – Operator


Italia Commisso Weinand, EVP, Programming and Human Resources
Mediacom Communications Corporation


Woman of the Year – Programmer 


Mary Campbell, Chief Merchandising & Interactive Officer
Qurate Retail Group

 

Woman to Watch – Operator


Kristine Faulkner, SVP, General Manager, Cox Home Security & Smart Home
Cox Communications

Woman to Watch – Programmer


Izabella Wiley, General Manager, A+E Networks Poland & CEE
A+E Networks

 

Woman to Watch – Technology


Leslie Miles, VP, Corporate Programs & Indirect Procurement
ARRIS

 

Click here to view photos and bios of each of this year's honorees. Honorees will receive their awards during the WICT Touchstones Luncheon on Monday, October 15, at the New York Marriott Marquis, in conjunction with the annual WICT Leadership Conference, as part of Cable's Diversity Week. AMC Networks returns as the exclusive Premier Sponsor of the Touchstones Luncheon.


Don't miss your chance to be a part of this special event. Click here to reserve your tickets or table and join the growing list of supporters!


AMC Networks - Premier Sponsor
Liberty Global
​A+E Networks
Mediacom Communications
​Accenture​Midco
​Altice USA
​NBCUniversal
​​ARRIS
​NCTA
​Charter Communications
​Qurate Retail Group
​Cognizant
​Showtime
​Comcast NBCUniversal
​​Speakeasy, Inc.
​Cox Communications
​Splunk
​Crown Media Family Networks
​STARZ
​CTDI​Turner
Discovery, Inc.
​TV One
Disney & ESPN Media NetworksUnivision
Fox Networks GroupViacom
HBO



 

 

The WICT Touchstones Luncheon will take place at the 

Marriott Marquis in New York, NY.



 2017 WICT Touchstones Luncheon Slideshow


Past Touchstones Luncheons:

2016 Luncheon Recap

2015 Luncheon Recap

2014 Luncheon Recap

2013 Luncheon Recap

2012 Luncheon Recap


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​WICT recognizes our 2017 Touchstone Partners