Posts on Jan 2018

Leader Series with Courtney McKlveen, Head of US Field Sales, Oath

– THIS EVENT HAS PASSED –

Please join us on Thursday, February 8th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM as we continue our Leader Series with guest speaker Courtney McKlveen, Head of US Field Sales, Oath.

This event has limited seating. As a new pilot for 2018, we will be opening the doors for ticket holders 15 minutes prior to the event at 11:45am. Open seating (for non-ticket holders) will begin at 11:55am. Doors will close at 12:05.

Please notify us if your availability changes (womensnetwork@dish.com) and we will open seats on the waitlist as soon as they become available. We look forward to seeing you there!

Times Up: Plans Fueling Progress

A goal without a plan is just a wish- which is why an army of 300 Hollywood Women teamed up to strategize and mobilize an industry and a nation.  Powerhouses ranging from America Ferrara to Shonda Rhimes to Eva Longoria developed an actionable plan, aiming to protect women across all walks of life, from their Hollywood counterparts to female factory workers. The goal? To secure  equality across all industries, income brackets, and ethnicities.

The initiative includes: a $13M legal defense fund to protect less privileged women from systematic workplace harassment; legislation to eliminate silencing of victims; gender parity inside production studios and agencies; and a request for women walking the Golden Globes red carpet to stand united in all black attire.

Across the world, gender parity is in the spotlight. With progress ranging from Saudi Arabian women gaining the right to drive to Iceland making it illegal to pay a woman less for the same job as a male. The United States certainly lies somewhere in between, and the Times Up initiative is a promising, powerful push in the right direction.… Read more and comment