Posts on Feb 2017

“A Woman’s Job:” A New Original Series from Newsy

Newsy has a new series called “A Woman’s Job.” The series will showcase women succeeding in traditionally male-dominated fields.

Here is the series synopsis:

“These are the women redefining what womanhood means. Pioneers, paving their own way in what people think is a man’s world. On the farm, in the arena and under the hood, “A Woman’s Job” profiles women who are killing it in male-dominated jobs.”

About The Episodes:

Experience a day in the life of women working in male-dominated jobs.

Subjects include:

  • March 8 (Wednesday) – Jen Welter, first female full-time NFL coach
  • March 15 – Patrice Banks, mechanic and founder of Girls Auto Clinic
  • March 22 – Anne Briggs Bohnett, woodworker and farmer
  • March 29 – Erica Douglas, chemist
  • April 5 – Lisa Geertsen, blacksmith
  • April 12 – Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, executive chef

 

Watch the Trailer

You can watch the series on Sling TV beginning on International Women’s Day (March 8th, 2017), airing at 8pm / 9pm ET. Not a Sling Subscriber? Sign up hereRead more and comment

“Six Going on Sixteen”

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Special Screening: Hidden Figures

-THIS EVENT HAS PASSED-

It’s our pleasure to announce a special full-feature screening of the Oscar-nominated film, Hidden Figures, presented by FOX. This screening is a FREE event for DISH Women’s Network members.

Doors open at 6PM, and the screening will begin at 6:30PM on Thursday, February 23rd at the UA Park Meadows Theater (just 8 minutes from the office). Please confirm your availability before responding to this invite as the theater has limited seats.

If your availability does change, please notify us as soon as possible so we can give your ticket to another member of the organization.

 


About the movie:

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.… Read more and comment

Meet the Network! Be Featured on DWN’s Social Network

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What do you tell your daughter?

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