Featured Women

Featured Woman: Janet Gipson

I recently sat down with Janet Gipson– VP of DISH Sales and Marketing– to discuss the recent launch of SlingStudio, her career path, and advice she has for those looking to navigate their own!

Q: Congratulations on the recent SlingStudio launch! It’s so exciting to see our leadership team being recognized and supported across the company. Many junior women are working towards multi-year career plans.What advice do you have for these women to set themselves up for success and proactively seek opportunity?

 A: Thank you!  SlingStudio is an exciting product and really demonstrates the commitment to innovation with DISH.  I am excited about the potential for new markets that we have untapped with this new product.

My advice is simple-  the best thing you can do is to take every assignment seriously and deliver your best work.  You will build your ‘living resume’ and support your growth and desire to move up within the company.  Any cross-functional team that you participate in or initiative               that you’ve been tapped to manage allows you to build your brand and therefore set the foundation for future positions that you may seek.  No job or task is too small to consider this.  … Read more and comment

Featured Woman – Patti Fries

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Exclusive Interview with Suzanne Cryer, star of HBO’s Silicon Valley

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Last August, the DISH Women’s Network was fortunate to host Alden Budill, VP of Distribution at OWN and Discovery in our Leader Series. Alden articulated the importance of maintaining your network, loving what you do, and staying true to yourself. If you missed her talk, you can watch it here.

We are thrilled to share that Alden is heading to the Pac-12 Network to head up distribution. She will oversee the network’s Affiliate Sales and Marketing Department. Alden will continue blazing the trail for female professionals within the sports industry, especially in this period of growth for Pac-12. We are incredibly grateful to have her as an ally for women in business, and are very excited to watch her career continue within our industry.

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The Coxless Crew – One Boat, One Ocean, FOUR Women

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Featured Woman – Sruta Vootukuru

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Featured Woman – Tosha Zeitlin

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