Provide women at DISH an environment to foster relationships and professional growth through networking, education and career-development.
Empower women at DISH to become leaders.
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.
As Strategic Partnerships Manager at Sling TV, Michelle is responsible for negotiating agreements with new partners like SaaS vendors, device manufactuers and marketing affiliates to grow Sling TV’s subscriber base and generate revenue. Michelle also leads strategic partnerships for Sling operations and customer care teams to deliver best-in-class service.
Before joining the Sling business development team, Michelle held several positions in programming and product at DISH.
In addition to her responsibilities at Sling, Michelle is President and Co-Founder of the DISH Women’s Network (DWN), which welcomes men and women at both DISH and Sling TV. The DWN’s mission is to empower women to become leaders through education, networking and career development. Since its conception in early 2015, the DWN has grown to 1,300 members and 6 DISH and Sling locations.
Michelle graduated magna cum laude from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
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.
I am an Accounts Manager at DISH for the Indirect Market. Born and raised in Puerto Rico; I love nature, the arts and am passionate about science and human interactions. As an educational background I have a BS in Biology with Human approach of the University of Puerto Rico and a MBA in Marketing of the University of Phoenix. I am a leader and former professional Volleyball athlete with over 12 years of successful sales and marketing experience combined in different industries such as Retail, Pharmaceutical and Telecommunications. I enjoy building and empowering people. Also, to advocate and contribute to women’s development in the work place.
Liaison Program Manager
Julie is a Supply Chain Manager at DISH overseeing both Project Management and Category Management for the Procurement Supply Chain team. She came to DISH in 2013 after graduating from the Indiana University, Kelley School of Business MBA program. Prior to that, she was working in Minor League Baseball. Julie has spent much of her career and education in male-dominated industries and is excited to be a part of DWN and work more closely with her peers to empower women leaders.
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.
Internal Membership Manager
Alison is a Partner Manager at Sling TV, acting as the liaison between Sling TV and our device partners, such as Amazon and Apple. After graduating from Wake Forest University, she began her professional career at DISH, and has held a variety of roles including CSC operations manager and executive assistant to our CEO, Charlie Ergen. She joined the Women’s Network to help empower women at DISH and to foster collaboration and support among both men and women.
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.
As an Instructional Designer for the Sales Training & Support team, Erin designs and develops training curriculum for the sales force and various internal audiences. Before joining DISH full-time, Erin was an intern in Sales Training & Support and returned to DISH after graduating from the University of Missouri. She is excited to use her expertise to provide engaging and valuable training to the Women’s Network members.
Upcoming team members, headshots and bios to come!