EDUCATE. ADVOCATE. CHANGE.
A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman.Co-Chair and Operator of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Stay inspirable in life… If nothing else, stay inspired and feel inspirable.Sruta Vootukuru - Vice President, Business Development and Operations, Sling TV (Said during DISH Women’s Network event)
Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence.Sheryl Sandberg COO of Facebook
I am very unashamed to say I want it all. I want to be a great wife, I want to be a great mom, I want to be the CEO someday. I just want it all. I don’t think I need to apologize for that.Sruta Vootukuru - Vice President, Business Development and Operations, Sling TV (Said during DISH Women’s Network event)
You need someone who has some skin in the game for you and who will go to bat for you… You need a sponsor.Thea Ellis - DISH’s General Manager of Programming Administration (Said during DISH Women’s Network event)
al·ly noun ˈalī/ 1. the state of combining or uniting resources and/or efforts with another for mutual benefit.
Men are welcomed and encouraged to join DWN and are an integral part of the success of DWN’s goals.
Everyone needs to be included in business leadership. Gender diversity in leadership strongly correlates with higher returns, share price and profitability. A Gallup study found that diverse teams offer new viewpoints, ideas and insights, leading to better problem solving and decision making. Diversity also allows companies to better serve an increasingly diverse customer base.
If we know equality in the workplace is good for business, then men should feel empowered to be allies and advocates for the success and leadership of women in their industry.
Watch our ally panel on what it means to partner with women in the workplace: CTO and DWN executive sponsor Vivek Khemka, DWN Liason and Sr. Manager, Jeremy Van Essen, SVP of IHS, Nick Rossetti, and DWN member and manager, Mike Danley.