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About WICT

Founded in 1979, and now more than 10,000 members strong, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) is the largest and oldest professional association serving women in cable media. WICT embraces a spirit of collaboration within its organization and throughout the industry.

WICT has partnered with cable and technology companies to help build a more robust pipeline of women leaders. We do this by providing unparalleled professional development programs, commissioning original gender research, and supporting a B2B network that helps advance women on a local and global level.

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About WICT Southeast

Established in 1980 as one of WICT’s first local chapters, WICT Southeast has expanded to include more than 1,000 members in Georgia, Alabama and Middle and East Tennessee, representing more than 70 cable, media and telecommunications companies. Membership is open to female and male professionals in the industry.

Our mission is to create women leaders who transform our industry. WICT Southeast is proud to offer our members free, career-enhancing leadership development events in Atlanta, Knoxville, Nashville and Birmingham, as well as distance learning, mentoring programs, and the opportunity to connect with leaders and peers throughout the region.

WICT SE Board of Directors

The WICT SE Board represents the diverse functions of the cable industry and brings together members from 15 companies located in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Each member has dynamic experience, distinctive perspectives, and backgrounds.

President LaShaun Solomon Comcast
Vice President Renita Griskel Discovery, Inc
Immediate Past President Jamie Miller Discovery, Inc
Chapter Adviser Sheri McGaughy McGaughy Law
Secretary Angela Manring Cox Communications
Sr. Treasurer Tendai Mashingaidze Aspire TV
Treasurer Stephanie Brown Comcast
Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications Valerie Carrillo Discovery, Inc
Director of Communications Elizabeth Rasberry Cox Communications
Director of Design Daphne Ternoir Discovery, Inc
Director of Social Media Marketing Kathy Oakes Cox Communications
Director of Digital Technology Valerie Ragsdale Cox Communications
Sr. Director of Membership Amanda Cisko Cox Communications
Director of Membership GA & AL Devon Croom Cox Communications
Director of Membership TN Sarah Miller Comcast
Director of Outreach Shakira Isom Comcast
Sr. Director of Programming Katie Duncan Discovery, Inc
Director of Programming AL Melissa Ralph Spectrum Reach
Director of Programming GA Dana Dawson Cox Enterprises
Director of Programming GA Jay Brown Arris
Director of Programming TN Leah Gould Discovery, Inc
Director of Programming TN Katie Farritor RFD-TV
Sr. Director of Mentoring Shelley Hoffmann Healthgrades
Director of Mentoring GA & AL Corrie Michals Comcast
Director of Mentoring TN Erika Weaver Discovery, Inc
Sr. Director of Partnerships Janine Bowling Arris
Director of Partnerships Marsha Maldonado Turner
Sr. Director of Red Letter Awards Ellen English Wargo French
Director of Red Letter Awards Gimette DeLaughter Cox Communications
Director at Large – Bylaws Jennifer Thompson Patrick Law Group
Director at Large – Partnership Janine Johnson Comcast
Director at Large – Executive Outreach Kathy Hatala Speakeasy, Inc
Director at Large – Chapter Expansion Kimberley Euston PwC