FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2023
Comcast NBCUniversal, Charter Communications and The Walt Disney Company Serve as Strategic Touchstone Partners
Washington, DC – The WICT Network today proudly announced its 2023 Touchstone Partners.
The WICT Network’s Strategic Touchstone Partners, a select group of leading organizations, show their year-round commitment to equity and inclusion by supporting our diversity-based professional development programs, original research and advocacy initiatives. This year’s partners include Charter Communications, Comcast NBCUniversal and The Walt Disney Company.
The WICT Network’s Catalyst Touchstone Partners serve as key champions of the organization and help us deliver on our mission to help create women leaders who transform the industry. These distinguished companies include Accenture, Altice USA, Cisco, CommScope, Cox Communications and Warner Bros. Discovery.
The WICT Network’s activities are also made possible through the support of this year’s Inspire Touchstone Partners, including A+E Networks, AMC Networks, Astound Broadband, AWS, Paramount and TV One.
As the organization continues to expand internationally, several global companies, including Liberty Global, offer their resources to support The WICT Network’s international chapter endeavors. In addition, The WICT Network is grateful to our Industry Partner, the Walter Kaitz Foundation, for its steadfast support of our initiatives.
“The WICT Network’s corporate partners continue to demonstrate their commitment to gender diversity and equity, and the ensuing positive impact these efforts have on the bottom line,” said Maria E. Brennan, CAE, President & CEO. “We are proud to work hand in hand with them to develop resources and programs that lead to successful, more inclusive workplaces.”
Cindy Key, The WICT Network’s VP, Business Development & Operations, added, “We value the support and engagement we receive from our Touchstone Partners in our shared efforts to build a strong pipeline of women leaders. In return, our partners receive maximum exposure among The WICT Network’s 10,000 global members and 24 domestic and international chapters.”
About The WICT Network
The WICT Network is a global organization whose mission is to create women leaders that transform our industry. We do this by providing unparalleled professional development programs, commissioning original gender research, and supporting a B2B network that helps advance women. For more than 40 years, The WICT Network has partnered with media, entertainment and technology companies to help build a more robust pipeline of women leaders. Founded in 1979, and now over 10,000 members and 24 chapters strong, The WICT Network is the largest and oldest professional association serving women in media. Charter Communications, Comcast NBCUniversal and The Walt Disney Company are The WICT Network’s Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICTHQ on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter for more information.
The WICT Network thanks our Touchstone Partners.
Their ongoing investment in our programs, initiatives and mission makes a critical difference to women in media, entertainment and technology.