Posts on Jun 2019

Leader Series: Kathleen Abernathy, DISH Board Member


Please join us for our Leader Series with Kathleen Abernathy, DISH Board Member. The event will be hosted in Mt. Elbert from 12:00 – 1:00 PM. Doors will open at 11:40 am and will close promptly at 12:00 pm to ensure the event begins on time.

Please let us know if your availability changes so we may open your seat to another member.

More about Kathleen:

Kathleen Abernathy joined the Dish Board of Directors in April 2019. She is a leader and visionary in the telecommunications industry with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. Kathleen’s career highlights include her appointment as an FCC Commissioner from May 2001 until December 2005, after which she joined Frontier Communications’ Board of Directors, and subsequently served as its Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President, Regulatory and Governmental Affairs. During her tenure at Frontier, she was on the senior leadership team that oversaw three major strategic acquisitions that eventually grew Frontier to a Fortune 250 company.Kathleen is also a member of the Board of Directors of Somos and ISO New England and is a Senior Industry and Innovation Fellow with Georgetown University’s Center for Business and Public … Read more and comment

DWN and DISH Cares: Big Brothers Big Sisters Lunch & Learn

Join DWN & DISH Cares for a lunch & learn information session about the mentor2.0 program through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado!

Have you ever considered being a volunteer mentor for a high school student? On July 24th from 12-1pm DISH is hosting a lunch & learn information session about the mentor2.0 program through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado. Volunteering as a mentor can not only change the life of a high school student, but also your own! DISH has current staff who have been involved with mentor2.0, and we encourage you to attend this event to learn about mentoring opportunities!

The mentor2.0 program is a new, technology-enhanced way to mentor high school students through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado. Mentors are paired with sophomore students at Englewood High, Sheridan High, and the Girls Athletic Leadership School with the goal of providing support and guidance through high school and beyond. Pairs communicate digitally once per week based on college-prep topics, and meet in-person once per month for group activities and a meal. Consider joining mentor2.0 and positively influencing the life of a student in your community!

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DWN Leadership Networking Series: Suma Nallapati


This new event series is your open forum to get to know and chat with leaders throughout Dish in an informal setting. These sessions will be a roundtable format with your peers and held in the Meridian Café Event Room. We encourage you to prepare some questions in advance; sample questions could include:

How have you dealt with change throughout your career?

What excites you the most about your role and/or DISH?

How do you stay up to date on skills/training?

What are key qualities you look for in identifying top talent?… Read more and comment