Events

Education Series: BEST – Presentation Skills

The DISH Women’s Network is committed to empowering our members through networking and career development. Based on your feedback, our members want more resources to sharpen their skills and further their careers. We are excited to announce a new training initiative you will see throughout this year! We will be offering professional development courses and workshops on presentation and public speaking skills, effective communication techniques, and much more!

Our first training, delivered by Sales Training & Support, will be on Tuesday, March 28th and focus on honing your presentation skills. The training will be from 8:30am—4:00pm in Training Room 3.

Prior to registering, please obtain your manager’s permission to do so.

Please come with a presentation that you have given in the past year, or an idea/concept of a presentation you will give this year. We will be referencing and building upon your idea throughout the training, and you will walk away with a next-level presentation!

Leader Series: Jacqueline (“Jacque”) Hinman – Chairman and CEO of CH2M

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Please join us on Wednesday, March 22nd from 8:15 to 9:30 AM in the Mount Elbert Conference Room for a special breakfast fireside chat featuring Jacqueline (“Jacque”) Hinman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CH2M. We are thrilled to host Jacque as our first CEO and one of the 4% of women CEOs leading a Fortune 500 company.

CH2M is one of the world’s leading professional engineering design firms and is headquartered right here in the Meridian business park. CH2M has over 25,000 employees worldwide, providing services in over 50 countries and specializing in over 200 technical practice areas.

This special fireside chat will be hosted by our own Sruta Vootukuru (VP, Sling TV).

This event has limited seating which will be available on a first come, first seated basis. We are also providing coffee and bagels starting at 8:15 with the fireside chat starting promptly at 8:30. Please notify us if your availability changes (womensnetwork@dish.com). We look forward to seeing you there!


About Jacque:

Jacqueline (“Jacque”) Hinman brings more than 30 years of industry experience to her role as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CH2M, a purpose-driven engineering and consulting firm … Read more and comment

Special Screening: Hidden Figures

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

Doors open at 6PM, and the screening will begin at 6:30PM on Thursday, February 23rd at the UA Park Meadows Theater (just 8 minutes from the office). 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:

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big.… Read more and comment

Leader Series: Robin Hickenlooper

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Please join us on Wednesday, February 1st from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM where we continue our Leader Series with guest speaker Robin Hickenlooper, SVP of Corporate Development at Liberty Media, Chipotle Board Member, and First Lady of Colorado.

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!

 


Robin is a Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Liberty Media Corporation.

In her role at Liberty Media, Robin is responsible for identifying investment opportunities in the media, technology and eCommerce arenas, oversight of Liberty portfolio companies and assisting in the business development efforts of the portfolio companies.  Robin currently serves on the Board of Directors of FTD Companies, Inc. and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., several private companies and served on the Board of Directors of SiriusXM.  In addition, she co-founded and helps lead the Women’s eCommerce Network, a program whose mission is to unite female leaders in eCommerce, media and technology and provide an opportunity for promising female entrepreneurs to enhance and improve their businesses.

Robin received her

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Voices of Experience, Executive Leadership Series: Featuring Mary Rhinehart

 

Voices of Experience: Four Values for Leading and Succeeding, hosted by the University of Denver, Daniels College of Business, is a wonderful opportunity to hear the story of Mary Rhinehart, Chairman, President, and CEO of Johns Manville. Rhinehart has spent nearly four decades at Johns Manville and will share her leadership journey as well as her wisdom and insights for leadership and success. To hear her speak:

Monday, January 9| 6 – 7:30 p.m.

Newman Center for the Performing Arts

2344 E Iliff Avenue

Denver, CO 80208

Networking reception to follow

Free and open to the public

REGISTER HERE

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Performance Appraisal and Development Training, 2 sessions

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DISH Performance Appraisal and Development Training with HR:

Make the most of this year’s PA season by learning how to advocate for yourself and grow your career at DISH. Join the DWN and HR for a short training session to learn what you can expect, as well as tips, best practices and tools to use this year.


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!

*Note: There are two sessions for this event. Sign up for one below:

DATES:

Session 1:

Mon, December 12, 2016

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM MST

Mt. Elbert Conference Room

Session 2:

Tue, December 13, 2016

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM MST

Mt. Elbert Conference Room

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Leader Series: Bernadette Aulestia EVP, Global Distribution at HBO

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Please join us on Wednesday, December 14th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM where we continue our Leader Series with guest speaker Bernadette Aulestia, EVP, Global Distribution at HBO.

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!

 


Bernadette Aulestia is executive vice president, Global Distribution, for Home Box Office, Inc., overseeing all distribution operations of the company’s services and platforms worldwide. Internationally, she is responsible for the operations of HBO branded networks in 67 countries. Domestically, she leads distribution efforts for the premium networks HBO and Cinemax through cable, satellite and telco companies, and in the critical lodging business. Aulestia oversees HBO’s Affiliate Marketing group, which is responsible for the acquisition and retention of subscribers across all distributor partners. Aulestia also heads digital distribution efforts, including the streaming products HBO GO, MAX GO, the newly launched HBO NOW and HBO Home Entertainment. She was named to this position in June 2015.
Before adding global responsibilities, Aulestia was executive vice president, Domestic Network Distribution. Previously, she held the
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DISH Women’s Network Annual Holiday Mixer

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Please join us for an evening of light appetizers, drinks, and networking on Tuesday, December 6th from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Clock Tower Grill in Lone Tree for the annual DISH Women’s Network Holiday mixer sponsored by Showtime! The event is free to Women’s Network members– food and drink tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For our second year in a row, we will be supporting Dress for Success in a clothing drive to take place during the event. Please bring your lightly-used professional ware (on hangers; dry-cleaned or laundered) to the event. Additional details can be found on their website.

This event has limited space. 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!

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Leader Series: DISH Peer Panel

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Please join us on Thursday, November 3rd from 12:00PM to 1:00 PM as we continue our Leader Series with our second panel featuring your fellow Women’s Network peers. Your peer-nominated panelists will talk about their experiences and how they’ve grown a successful career here at DISH.

This event has very 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!


Would you like to be featured in the next peer panel or know someone that might be interested? Email us at: WomensNetwork@dish.com as we would love to hear from you

Leader Series: Frankki Bevins, Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company

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Please join us on Monday, 26th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM where we continue our Leader Series with guest speaker Frankki Bevins, Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. Her talk will focus on McKinsey’s Centered Leadership model:

“Over a decade ago, McKinsey embarked on an ambitious research project to define the keys to success for the most successful women in the workforce today. Hundreds of interviews, thousands of surveys and many academic readings later, we discovered five commonalities amongst top leaders. We will discuss the research that went into the model, the model itself, and spend some time learning how to apply it to your own personal life and career.”

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!

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WHERE: Mt. Elbert Conference Room

 


 

Frankki Bevins is an Associate Partner with McKinsey and founding member of the Denver office. Frankki focuses her time on large scale organizational transformation, with a particular

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