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Inspire Awards

How Do You Find Inspiration?

20 years of celebration and inspiration! The WICT Network: Southeast is proud to announce our highly anticipated 2023 Inspire Awards.  Please join us as we celebrate 20 years of honoring exceptional individuals in Media, Entertainment and Technology.  Mark your calendars for an unforgettable evening recognizing the outstanding achievements of our winners!

Location: The Georgia Aquarium
Date: Thursday, October 26, 2023
Pre Ceremony Cocktail: 6pm - 7pm
Ceremony: 7pm - 9:30 pm
Dress Code: Black-tie Optional
Our heartfelt congratulations go out to the remarkable 2023 Inspire Award honorees who exemplify the categories they have won.  This year's winners showcase a diverse range of talents and accomplishments, each contributing to the advancement and betterment of their industry. We commend their efforts and applaud their contributions!

The event will feature Mistress of Ceremonies, Lynn Smith, National Media Expert, Consultant, Keynote Speaker, and host of the parenting podcast “StrollerCoaster”.


Mistress of Ceremony for the 20th Annual WICT Network: Southeast Inspire Awards

Lynn Smith National Media Expert, Consultant, Keynote Speaker, and host of the parenting podcast “StrollerCoaster”


Stay tuned for more details about our upcoming 20th annual ceremony, where we will come together to honor and recognize these exceptional women in person.


Be Fearless Award for Allyship

Janine Bowling Account Sales Manager – CommScope


Be Fearless Award for Allyship

Jamelia Smith Director, Early Talent, Cox Enterprises


Rising Star Award for Emerging Leaders

Tammina Hart Sr. Manager, Project Management – Comcast


Mentor Award

Shelley Hoffmann Sr. Director, Content Marketing and Video – Healthgrades


Catalyst Award for Woman in Technology

Kasey White Sr. Director, Enterprise Applications – Cox Communications


Horizon Award for Woman to Watch

Angela Massie Senior Vice President for Live Storytelling – The Weather Channel TV Network & Pattrn


Inspiration Award for Woman of the Year

Kia Painter EVP and Chief People Officer – Cox Communications