Posts on Nov 2015

DISH Women’s Network Holiday Mixer

The DISH Women’s Network, with sponsorship by MGM, is hosting our first annual holiday mixer! Join the Women’s Network for drinks, appetizers and networking at Clock Tower on December 3rd from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

In the holiday spirit, we are asking you to bring your gently used, nearly-new professional attire to be donated for Dress for Success Denver. This great organization serves at-risk women in the Denver area. Dress for Success Denver aims to empower and transform women, helping them not just find jobs but better paying jobs; programs that help them keep their jobs, succeed in both life and work and provide a roadmap for giving back to their communities.

We will be donating the clothes on behalf of the DISH Women’s Network.

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Why Women Veterans Are the Fastest-Growing Group of Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Thank you to those who have served, continue to serve, and all the families who stand beside you. Thank you for your service and sacrifice to give us all the ultimate gift – freedom.

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Featured Woman – Sruta Vootukuru

Sruta Vootukuru

November’s featured woman of the month is our own Sruta Vootukuru, Sling TV’s Vice President of Business Development and Operations, who was just named as one of Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women! We had the honor of having Sruta speak at our Leader Series back in August, and we sat down with her again to congratulate her on her awe-inspiring accomplishment and gather more insight as to what makes her one of the most powerful women in the TV industry.

 1. Congratulations on being named to CableFax’s “Most Powerful Women in Cable”! What do you attribute to this achievement?

I take nothing for granted. I approach all professional obstacles realistically, strategically, and tirelessly, but I’m not deterred by the failures in the process.

2. If you could give one piece of career advice to women, what would it be? 

Be “you” and stay authentic to what makes you unique.  Do it right by the business and by the team, and everything else takes care of itself!

3. What motivates you to come to work every day?

My team, the promise of what this business can be tomorrow, and the opportunity to be part of it and contribute

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Announcing The DISH Women’s Network Book Club

Looking to connect with your colleagues and learn a little bit at the same time? Join us for a casual conversation about the books that are shaping leadership, management and today’s culture. Each quarter we’ll select a book, set a date and meet to discuss our takeaways, thoughts and potential applications. We’ll start with Lean In by Nell Scovell and Sheryl Sandberg. If you’ve already read it, or if you’ve wanted to read it but haven’t had the time, now is your chance! We hope to see you on February 26th and look forward to your suggestions on future selections. Sign up here to read with us!

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