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
The DISH Women’s Network is committed to supporting the growth and success of women on a personal and professional level and seeks to sponsor events that enable them to achieve this goal. The DISH Women’s Network will drive career discussions and build networks across the company. Members will have support on a variety of work-related matters including leadership, career planning, education, and industry involvement.
Alison joined DISH in 2012 after graduating from Wake Forest University and has held a variety of roles over the years. Currently, she is a Product Manager within Sling TV, owning the Amazon platform, product road map, and partner relationship. Her team supports the Sling TV product on Google and Apple devices.
Additionally, Alison stepped into the role of President of the DISH Women’s Network in December of 2018. She joined the Women’s Network to help foster collaboration and support among both men and women. Moving into 2019, the DISH Women’s Network strives to empower women to become leaders and create an inclusive work environment at DISH.
Fatima is a Web Designer/Front-End Developer at DISH. She wanted to be a part of DISH Women’s Network because of the importance and difference women can make in the work force.
Marianie works at DISH as an Accounts Manager for the Indirect Market. Born and raised in Puerto Rico; she holds a BS in Biology with Human approach and a MBA in Marketing. Her experience as a professional Volleyball athlete and over 12 years of successful sales and marketing experience combined in different industries such as Retail, Pharmaceutical and Telecommunications; have shaped her view on topics related to women’s career advancement. Because she enjoys building and empowering people, Marianie joined the DISH Women’s Network to advocate and contribute to women’s development in the workplace.
Leigh Rasmussen joined DISH shortly after moving to Denver in 2018. Previously, she held various roles in the corporate office of Meijer, a Michigan-based retailer. Leigh currently works within the Sales Operations department at DISH, where she’s responsible for budgetary analysis and process improvement. Leigh’s a proud Indiana University alum, dog parent, and a frequent concert patron.
Throughout her career and education, she’s developed and facilitated training related to everything from Excel to Corporate Communication. She joined the DISH Women’s Network Board as the Training Manager with a goal to bring DWN members relevant and impactful training every month.
Sonya started with the DISH family in 2011. She holds a BS in Computer Science and started her career at DISH working in the field with Blockbuster. Her roles and responsibilities have since evolved and diversified. When Blockbuster shuttered, she joined the Indirect sales team as an International Account Manager in Southern California with a territory that spanned over the Midwest, Central and West Coast Regions. Since then Sonya has moved to Denver to take on roles that involve DISH, Sling and AirTV. Sonya has spent much of her life being a champion for women within a variety movements. Joining the DISH Women’s Network was a natural fit and will always be a passion for her during her time at DISH.
Stefanie came to Dish from her prior role as an Executive Recruiter at Purcell International Group. She joined in 2015 to support the Corporate Recruiting team and has recently made the move over to Sling, where she coordinates operations readiness for the business. In her role with the Dish Women’s Network, she will provide HR guidance and support and serve as a career development resource.
Social Media Manager
Danielle is a Business Analyst on the BPaT Business Intelligence team. The Women’s Network was part of the attractiveness of Dish when she was deciding where to take her first job out of college. Danielle believes it is important to keep open communication lines with all groups of people in order to develop individually and as a company. She is excited to use DWN’s social media to keep the conversation going even outside of the network’s events.
Paula joined Dish as part of the Supply Chain Procurement team in 2017 after many years as a merchandise buyer for professional sports teams across the country, representing all of the different major leagues. Buying responsibilities include supporting IHS fulfillment including Samsung, and handling the Commercial business buying as well. She first joined Dish Women’s Network as the Procurement liaison, and has recently stepped in to the role of Liaison Manager. She joined the Dish Women’s Network to be a part of the conversation shaping women’s growing role in the workplace, and to support the other women and men who share that mindset.
Mark works on the Media Services Accounting team at DISH. His team is responsible for calculating, preparing, and reviewing payments to Dish’s programmers & content providers. Mark joined the DISH Women’s Network to drive and support gender equality within DISH.”
Upcoming team members, headshots and bios to come!
Together we can be the best versions of ourselves and empower one other to become leaders. I hope you get everything you can out of the DISH Women’s Network and find tools, resources and inspiration to further your career.