Events

Special Screening: Battle of the Sexes

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It’s our pleasure to announce a special full-feature screening of the film, Battle of the Sexes, presented by FOX. This screening is a FREE event for DISH Women’s Network members.

Doors open at 6:30 PM and the screening will begin at 7:00 PM on Monday, October 23rd at the UA Park Meadows Theater (just 8 minutes from the office). A small popcorn and small soda or 20oz bottled water will also be included! Please confirm your availability before responding to this invite as the theater has limited seats.

If your availability does change, please notify us as soon as possible so we can give your ticket to another member of the organization.


About the movie:

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women’s movement, the 1973 tennis match between women’s world champion Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men’s-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more … Read more and comment

Leader Series: Kathy Schneider, SVP of Customer Service at DISH

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Please join us on Wednesday, October 25th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM where we continue our Leader Series with guest speaker Kathy Schneider, SVP of Customer Service here at DISH.

This event has limited seating. Please notify us if your availability changes (womensnetwork@dish.com) and we will open seats on the waitlist as soon as they become available. We look forward to seeing you there!

About Kathy:

Kathy Schneider, Senior Vice President of Operations, oversees customer service for all DISH and Sling TV subscribers nationwide. This includes the management of DISH’s call center and business process improvement operations.

Previously, Kathy acted as DISH’s Vice President of Finance, responsible for financial planning, financial analysis, safety and treasury.

Before her time at DISH, Kathy held a distinguished career in the airline industry, notably serving as Champion Air’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2007. For nearly a decade prior, she held several senior-level positions in Finance, Sales Analysis and Airline Profitability at America West Airlines. She began her career at Northwest Airlines in Finance and Revenue Management.

Kathy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Master of Business Administration from

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Leader Series: Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Please join us on Wednesday, November 1st from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM where we continue our Leader Series with guest speaker Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

This event has limited seating. Please notify us if your availability changes (womensnetwork@dish.com) and we will open seats on the waitlist as soon as they become available. We look forward to seeing you there!


About Meg:

Meg Whitman is Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

From 2011 through 2015, Meg served as President and Chief Executive Officer for Hewlett-Packard Company, leading the company’s turnaround and subsequent separation into two Fortune 100 companies – Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc.

Prior to joining HP, Meg was the Republican Party’s nominee for the 2010 gubernatorial race in California.

From 1998 to 2008, Meg served as President and Chief Executive Officer of eBay Inc. where she oversaw its growth from 30 employees and $4 million in annual revenue to more than 15,000 employees and $8 billion in annual revenue.

She has also held executive-level positions at Procter and Gamble Company, Hasbro Inc., FTD, Inc., The Stride Rite Corporation, The Walt Disney Company and Bain & Company.

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Leader Series: Dr. Christine Darden former researcher and Executive at NASA

Please join us on Wednesday, November 8th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM where we continue our Leader Series with guest speaker Christine Mann Darden, D. Sc. former researcher and Executive at NASA Langley Research Center.

This event has limited seating. Please notify us if your availability changes (womensnetwork@dish.com) and we will open seats on the waitlist as soon as they become available. We look forward to seeing you there!


About Christine:

Dr. Christine Darden is an American mathematician, data analyst, and aeronautical engineer who devoted much of her 40-year career in aerodynamics at NASA to researching supersonic flight and sonic booms. Darden is one of the researchers featured in Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race (2016), a history of some of the influential African-American women mathematicians and engineers at NASA in the mid-20th century, by Margo Lee Shetterly. She had an M.S. in mathematics and had been teaching at Virginia State University before starting to work at Langley in 1967. She earned a PhD in engineering at George Washington University in 1983 and has published numerous articles in her field. She was … Read more and comment

PivotTables Excel Training – PM

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This is a second round of the DISH Women’s Network Excel Trainings due to popular demand!
Partnering with the CFO Training Committee, this intermediate Excel training will focus on PivotTables, which allows users to extract useful information from a large, detailed data set. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to create, format, and manipulate Pivot Tables with useful, real-life examples.
Note: Please bring your laptops to this training session!

PivotTables Excel Training – AM

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Partnering with the CFO Training Committee, this intermediate Excel training will focus on PivotTables, which allows users to extract useful information from a large, detailed data set. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to create, format, and manipulate Pivot Tables with useful, real-life examples.
This interactive takes place in Training Room 6 which has computers.
If you have a laptop, please register for the AM session and bring your laptop!

Leader Series with EVP Sandy Ashendorf

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The DISH Women’s Network Leader Series continues with Sandy Ashendorf is Executive Vice President for Content Distribution at EPIX. Reporting directly to President and CEO Mark Greenberg and based in New York, Ms. Ashendorf leads the network’s distribution partnerships across all platforms. Prior to EPIX, she was most recently EVP, Distribution at BBC Worldwide America where she managed all domestic affiliate sales and marketing initiatives for the company’s U.S. assets, resulting in substantial subscriber gains for BBC America and BBC World News.

Previously, she spent over seventeen years at Viacom, ultimately becoming EVP Affiliate Sales and Marketing for MTV Networks. During her tenure, Sandy managed the sales groups responsible for distribution across satellite, telco and wireless and was responsible for legal and strategic issues affecting distribution. She has also acted as a consultant to several media companies and began her career as a Corporate Associate with the law firm of Rubin Baum Levin Constant & Friedman.

Sandy is a graduate of New York University and Cardozo Law School. She sits on the Board of Directors of the T. Howard Foundation and Women’s Project Theater.

When: Wed, September 6, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM MDT

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DWN Excel Training – PM

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We encounter Excel spreadsheets daily, but are you getting the most out of this useful tool?

Partnering with the CFO Training Committee, this intermediate Excel training will focus on PivotTables, which allows users to extract useful information from a large, detailed data set. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to create, format, and manipulate Pivot Tables with useful, real-life examples.

This interactive takes place in Training Room 6 which has computers.

If you have a laptop, please register for the AM session and bring your laptop!

When: Thu, August 31, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM MDT

Where: DISH Meridian – Training Room 6

DWN Excel Training – AM

-THIS EVENT HAS PASSED-

We encounter Excel spreadsheets daily, but are you getting the most out of this useful tool?

Partnering with the CFO Training Committee, this intermediate Excel training will focus on PivotTables, which allows users to extract useful information from a large, detailed data set. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn to create, format, and manipulate Pivot Tables with useful, real-life examples.

Please bring your laptops for this interactive training!

When: Thu, August 31, 2017, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM MDT

Where: DISH Meridian – Pikes Peak

Leader Series: VP Janet Gipson

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Join us for our continuation of the DISH Women’s Network Leader Series! We are thrilled to host DISH Exec Janet Gipson. Janet is VP of DISH Technologies Sales and Marketing. In this capacity, Ms. Gipson is responsible for consumer grand marketing as well as sales relating to various direct-to-consumer and B2B products. Ms. Gipson has been with DISH since 2000, first working with the DISH Network Business Solutions before moving into business development, where she held titles of Senior Program Manager and Director, a role that she presided over for eight years. In 2013, Ms. Gipson began heading the Sales and Marketing team, starting with the title of Senior Director before being promoted to Vice President shortly thereafter. Prior to joining DISH, Ms. Gipson worked in engineering roles for the United States Army and Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia. Ms. Gipson holds and MBA from the College of William and Mary and Bachelor of Science degrees for mechanical engineering and mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Spelman College, respectively.

Date: Wed, August 9, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Location: Mt. Elbert Conference Room