Events

DWN and DISH Cares: Big Brothers Big Sisters Lunch & Learn

Join DWN & DISH Cares for a lunch & learn information session about the mentor2.0 program through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado!

Have you ever considered being a volunteer mentor for a high school student? On July 24th from 12-1pm DISH is hosting a lunch & learn information session about the mentor2.0 program through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado. Volunteering as a mentor can not only change the life of a high school student, but also your own! DISH has current staff who have been involved with mentor2.0, and we encourage you to attend this event to learn about mentoring opportunities!

The mentor2.0 program is a new, technology-enhanced way to mentor high school students through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado. Mentors are paired with sophomore students at Englewood High, Sheridan High, and the Girls Athletic Leadership School with the goal of providing support and guidance through high school and beyond.

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Leader Series: Kathleen Abernathy, DISH Board Member

Please join us for our Leader Series with Kathleen Abernathy, DISH Board Member. 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 Kathleen:

Kathleen Abernathy joined the Dish Board of Directors in April 2019. She is a leader and visionary in the telecommunications industry with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. Kathleen’s career highlights include her appointment as an FCC Commissioner from May 2001 until December 2005, after which she joined Frontier Communications’ Board of Directors, and subsequently served as its Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President, Regulatory and Governmental Affairs. During her tenure at Frontier, she was on the senior leadership team that oversaw three … Read more and comment

DWN Leadership Networking Series: Kim Miles

This new event series is your open forum to get to know and chat with leaders throughout Dish in an informal setting. These sessions will be a roundtable format with your peers and held in the Meridian Café Event Room. We encourage you to prepare some questions in advance; sample questions could include:

How have you dealt with change throughout your career?

What excites you the most about your role and/or DISH?

How do you stay up to date on skills/training?

What are key qualities you look for in identifying top talent?

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DWN Leadership Networking Series: Bob Toevs

This new event series is your open forum to get to know and chat with leaders throughout Dish in an informal setting. These sessions will be a roundtable format with your peers and held in the Meridian Café Event Room. We encourage you to prepare some questions in advance; sample questions could include:

How have you dealt with change throughout your career?

What excites you the most about your role and/or DISH?

How do you stay up to date on skills/training?

What are key qualities you look for in identifying top talent?

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DWN Leadership Networking Series: Sara Grabowski

This new event series is your open forum to get to know and chat with leaders throughout Dish in an informal setting. These sessions will be a roundtable format with your peers and held in the Meridian Café Event Room. We encourage you to prepare some questions in advance; sample questions could include:

How have you dealt with change throughout your career?

What excites you the most about your role and/or DISH?

How do you stay up to date on skills/training?

What are key qualities you look for in identifying top talent?

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DWN Leadership Networking Series: Suma Nallapati

This new event series is your open forum to get to know and chat with leaders throughout Dish in an informal setting. These sessions will be a roundtable format with your peers and held in the Meridian Café Event Room. We encourage you to prepare some questions in advance; sample questions could include:

How have you dealt with change throughout your career?

What excites you the most about your role and/or DISH?

How do you stay up to date on skills/training?

What are key qualities you look for in identifying top talent?

 

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DWN Training Tuesday: AGILE- Work More Effectively and Efficiently

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Join DISH Women’s Network and DISH’s Agile Center of Excellence (ACE) for this training that will empower you to work more effectively and efficiently!

This training will cover project management techniques you can apply to your role now, even if you’re not involved in project management. We will cover the basics of projects and various project management frameworks.

The Agile Center of Excellence’s (ACE) mission is to enable positive change through transparency, collaboration, and optimization. Agile is a general framework that provides a foundation to deliver incremental prioritized value. At its core, Agile is a lightweight, flexible solution that decreases the time between design, development, and deployment by delivering iterative value to the end user.

If you’re interested in learning more about the Agile Center of Excellence, please visit ace.dish.com, or you can contact ACE directly at ace@dish.com.… Read more and comment

DWN Leadership Networking Series: Amy Phelps

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This new event series is your open forum to get to know and chat with leaders throughout Dish in an informal setting. These sessions will be a roundtable format with your peers and held in the Meridian Café Event Room. We encourage you to prepare some questions in advance; sample questions could include:

  • How have you dealt with change throughout your career?
  • What excites you the most about your role and/or DISH?
  • How do you stay up to date on skills/training?
  • What are key qualities you look for in identifying top talent?

This session will provide you an opportunity to network with Amy Phelps, Senior Manager of Workforce Management in the CXO.… Read more and comment

DWN Leadership Networking Series: Robb Origer

This new event series is your open forum to get to know and chat with leaders throughout Dish in an informal setting. These sessions will be a roundtable format with your peers and held in the Meridian Café Event Room. We encourage you to prepare some questions in advance; sample questions could include:

  • How have you dealt with change throughout your career?
  • What excites you the most about your role and/or DISH?
  • How do you stay up to date on skills/training?
  • What are key qualities you look for in identifying top talent?

This session will provide you an opportunity to network with Robb Origer, VP of IHS Field Operations.

 

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DWN Leadership Networking Series: Janet Gipson

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This new event series is your open forum to get to know and chat with leaders throughout Dish in an informal setting. These sessions will be a roundtable format with your peers and held in the Meridian Café Event Room. We encourage you to prepare some questions in advance; sample questions could include:

  • How have you dealt with change throughout your career?
  • What excites you the most about your role and/or DISH?
  • How do you stay up to date on skills/training?
  • What are key qualities you look for in identifying top talent?

This session will provide you an opportunity to network with Janet Gipson, VP of Talent Acquisition in Human Resources.… Read more and comment