Calendar

Mar
13
Tue
Training Tuesday: OneDrive & OneNote @ MT ELBERT - DISH NETWORK
Mar 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you tired of being locked out of a document on the Shared Drive? Do you constantly get emails trying to find who accidentally left a joint spreadsheet open? It sounds like your team could use OneDrive! Office365 gives us a new opportunity to create efficiencies throughout our day-to-day work. Come learn the benefits of OneDrive and OneNote and how you can make the most out of this under-utilized tool. Not at Meridian? Join us via WebEX and click “Call Me”

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (MDT)

Mt. Elbert, DISH Meridian

Mar
21
Wed
Director Panel: A Conversation with DISH Directors on Careers @ Pikes Peak - Dish Network
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for a Director Panel with DISH/Sling executives Dana McLeod, Finance Director, Colleen Sugarman, Sling Marketing Director, Kristin Arnold, Accounting Director, Dorothy Kelly, DISH Tech Director, and Sara Grabowski, Director of Billing and Credit Ops. The panel discussion will focus on career paths and leading teams at DISH.

Apr
6
Fri
First Friday Coffee @ Meridian Café Events Room/Dish Network
Apr 6 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

NEW PROGRAM! First Friday Coffee: stop by for coffee and comradery with your DISH Women’s Network colleagues. These informal networking events will include an ice-breaker topic and provide members an opportunity to meet new people.

April Topic: Goal Setting and Staying Inspired!

Apr
17
Tue
Leader Series: Suma Nallapati @ MT ELBERT - DISH NETWORK
Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for our Leader Series with Suma Nallapati, Colorado’s Secretary of Technology and Chief Information Officer. 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 Suma:

Sumana (Suma) Nallapati is an accomplished technology leader with experience in establishing and executing value-driven global IT service strategy and delivery. Her extensive experience includes leading technology driven innovation for business transformation, healthcare infrastructure operations, and global enterprise business applications. She is a “people” leader who builds high performance teams within multi-cultural, globally distributed workforce through mentoring, coaching and inspiration.

Appointed in June 2014 as Colorado’s Secretary of Technology and Chief Information Officer, Suma is committed to positioning the Governor’s Office of Information Technology as a leader in IT innovation for state government. A champion of collaboration, breaking silos and achieving excellence, she is passionate about innovating everyday solutions for customers. Under Suma’s leadership, OIT has received numerous awards, and Suma herself was chosen as one of the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Top 25 Most Powerful Women, one of StateScoop’s 2016 Golden Gov: State Executive of the Year; and one of Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2015.

As AVP-Technical Services at Catholic Health Initiatives, Suma led service delivery operations for a complex multi-state rapidly growing healthcare IT footprint, leading distributed teams including data center, network operations, service desk and end-user computing. As Teletech’s Global Director of Enterprise Applications, she worked to deploy complex ERP, self-service business applications and related systems in a best practices framework across 19 countries and helped transform the organization to a true service provider model. Suma co-founded a successful IT consulting firm that translates proven CRM, ERP, e-business and Business Intelligence technologies business solutions for clients across the nation. Her “think like an owner” attitude allows her to align a company’s vision, mission, value, and culture to their daily activities.

She earned a master’s degree in nuclear physics from the Andhra University India and holds certificates in Professional Management and Project Management. She has made Colorado her home for the past 17 years along with her husband Srinivas and two children. She is actively involved with several charities around health and education.

Apr
24
Tue
Training Tuesday: PowerPoint Essentials @ MT ELBERT - DISH NETWORK
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

We’ve all experienced those meetings where someone brings 20 slides with long paragraphs of text for a 30-minute meeting. We want to make sure you can avoid the common PowerPoint pitfalls in your own presentation. Learn tips and tricks to make your PowerPoint presentations shine!

May
4
Fri
First Friday Coffee @ Meridian Café Events Room/Dish Network
May 4 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

First Friday Coffee: stop by for coffee and comradery with your DISH Women’s Network colleagues. Topic: Work Life Balance; 7:30-9am drop in at the Meridian Café Events Room

May
16
Wed
Ally Panel @ MT ELBERT - DISH NETWORK
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Ally Panel; May 16th from 12-1pm in Mt Elbert
Hear CTO and DWN Exec Sponsor Vivek Khemka, DWN Steering Committee Member and VP Robb Origer, DWN Liaison and Sr. Manager Jeremy Van Essen and DWN Member and Manager Mike Danley for a panel on being workplace allies and advocates.

 

May
22
Tue
Training Tuesday – Excel – Charts (AM) @ Training Room 6 - DISH NETWORK
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

***This event is for those without laptops***

Our previous excel trainings filled up, and we’re happy to offer another round of trainings to polish your spreadsheet abilities! This excel training will focus on creating charts to help drive your point home. This training is aimed at intermediate excel users and will be covering bar charts, line graphs, scatter plots, and pie charts.

Training Tuesday – Excel – Charts (PM) @ MT ELBERT - DISH NETWORK
May 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

***This event is for those with laptops. Please bring your computer!***

Our previous excel trainings filled up, and we’re happy to offer another round of trainings to polish your spreadsheet abilities! This excel training will focus on creating charts to help drive your point home. This training is aimed at intermediate excel users and will be covering bar charts, line graphs, scatter plots, and pie charts.

Jun
1
Fri
First Friday Coffee @ Meridian Café Events Room/Dish Network
Jun 1 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Stop by for coffee and comradery with your DISH Women’s Network colleagues.

Topic: What Are You Reading? 7:30-9am drop in at the Meridian Café Events Room