WHAT WE DO

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.

Our Pillars

Career-Development

  • Provide opportunities to learn from internal and external executive leadership
  • Share perspective and information on a variety of career paths
  • Allow women to find answers to their career questions with other women in relevant situations
  • Share success stories and examples of relevant topics that men and women at all levels can relate to and learn from

Networking

  • Provide opportunities for junior and senior women to talk and learn from one another
  • Identify issues that women in the technology industry face and help provide solutions
  • Sponsor programs that create relevant connections with men and women both company and industry wide
  • Create a more connected and rewarding work environment

WHO WE ARE

Members

Nationwide Chapters

Events Held

Meet the Leadership

EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERS FUELED BY PASSION AND THE DESIRE TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS. GET TO KNOW US.

Alison Moy

PRESIDENT

More about Alison

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 Davis

Digital Manager

More about Fatima

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 Arroyo

Brand Manager

More about Marianie

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

Training Manager

More about Leigh

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 Jamula

Mentorship Manager

More about Sonya

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 Sher

HR Manager

More about Stefanie

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.

Danielle Zigulich

Social Media Manager

More about Danielle

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 Robson

Liaison Manager

More about Paula

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 Bodjanac

Networking Manager

More about Mark

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!

Founders

Paris Bradley

FOUNDER

More about Paris

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.

Michelle Calkins

CO-FOUNDER

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the DISH Women’s Network?

This network is dedicated to providing women at DISH an environment to foster relationships and professional growth through networking, education and career-development. It is a group that is open to men and women who work at DISH. Industry partners are also welcome to select events and can receive newsletters and network information. The DISH Women’s Network provides events such as executive speakers, networking events, industry education talks and more.

Is this group only for women? Are men invited?

Men are welcome and encouraged to get involved! This network is about building relationships, awareness and inclusion. With only 14% of executive positions in Fortune 500 companies held by women*, it will take partnership and passion to help add diversity to leadership. Together, men and women can learn, grow and build strong and powerful networks. Plus… who doesn’t want to hear great speakers, share food and drinks, and learn about this exciting industry?!

Want to learn more? Here’s a great article: http://leanin.org/news-inspiration/getting-to-5050- whats-in-it-for-men/

*http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/24/investing/female-ceo-pipeline-leadership/

How can I get involved?

If you want to volunteer with the network, please drop us a line! Volunteers are needed for a variety of events and your time and talent are appreciated.

How can I get involved if I don’t work at DISH?

There are a few ways you can get involved with the network – guest speaking engagements and sponsorships. If you’d like to be an executive guest speaker, or know someone that you think would be a great fit for the network, please drop us a line! Same goes for sponsorship. We are always looking to partner with great sponsors to host our upcoming events.

Why do we need a women’s network? What about everyone else?

Based on facts, it is clear that there is a gap in the ratio of men and women working in senior positions. We hope to empower women to pursue their passions and careers – and not just women! This network is one piece in a large diversity puzzle. We encourage you to spend some time researching this topic. Ask questions! Join the conversation. And feel free to drop us a line if you want more information!