Posts on Mar 2019

DISH Collective Resource Groups Present: Hack Your Biased Brain


Come Hack Your Biased Brain!

Join DISH’s Resource Groups (DISH Women’s NetworkEmpowered Parents NetworkVeterans Resource GroupOUT @ DISHAfrican American Network) in this exclusive training event on unconscious bias and how to become an ally.

This training is presented by Maureen Berkner-Boyt, founder of The Moxie Exchange. The Moxie Exchange’s Mission is to “help you disrupt unconscious bias and create inclusive workplaces where talent can thrive.”

Training Summary

Unconscious bias. It’s impacting all of us, all the time. Everyone wants a level playing field, but very few people understand the underlying dynamics that prevent that from happening. If you have a brain, you have bias, and the best of intentions are useless without the tools to tackle the real issue. We’ll walk through common unconscious bias tripwires that impact you, your team and your organization. And we’ll show you how to hack your biased brain and interrupt that bias every step of the way. When you get this right, you’re more effective, your team is stronger and you’re building a more inclusive world.

Program participants will leave with:

  • What unconscious bias is and why we’re all
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DWN: International Women’s Day photos

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DISH Women’s Network Training Tuesday: Presentation Skills


Presenting does not have to be a big, scary monster! Join us to learn tips and techniques on engaging your audience, delivering your content and the ABCs of dealing with your nervousness.

Be prepared to participate and have fun in this interactive session. Come with your phone, notebook and pen in hand!… Read more and comment

DISH Celebrates International Women’s Day

Contributor: Maddie Yerant, DISH Corporate Communications

March 8 marks an exciting day for women and allies across the world—International Women’s Day (IWD). Adopted in 1975 by the United Nations, this annual celebration recognizes women around the globe, their successes and accomplishments, and the bright future lying ahead.

Established in America in 1909, IWD now symbolizes a broad, encompassing movement as it’s celebrated by women and allies on every point on the political spectrum.

This year, as more women took office this January than ever before, you might have already seen celebrations taking place. Female lawmakers on both sides of the aisle wore white to the 2019 State of the Union to symbolize their record-breaking numbers and to promote a message of solidarity.

Founded in 2015, the DISH Women’s Network (DWN) was created to provide women at DISH an environment to foster relationships and professional growth through networking, education and career development. Our goal is to empower women to become leaders and create an inclusive work environment.

If you’re interested in joining the DWN, or simply want to learn more, today is a great day to do so—please feel free to visit us online at, find us on Instagram … Read more and comment