Women in Cable & Telecommunications' Southern California Chapter Presents Annual Los Angeles-Ventura Mentoring Tea

AT&T Broadband Hosts High-Profile Networking With Industry Decision Makers



Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Women in Cable and Telecommunications

    LOS ANGELES, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in Cable and
 Telecommunications' (WICT) Southern California Chapter, a professional
 membership organization supported by member dues and income from programs,
 presents its annual Los Angeles-Ventura Mentoring Tea.  The event, sponsored
 by AT&T Broadband, will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2001, from 1:30 p.m. to
 4 p.m. at the Verandah Room of The Peninsula Hotel, 9882 S. Santa Monica
 Boulevard, Beverly Hills.  The cost of the event is $55 for WICT members and
 $75 for non-members.  Interested participants can RSVP via the WICT Hotline at
 (323) 993-7100 or by sending an email to SoCaWICT@excite.com.
     The Los Angeles-Ventura Mentoring Tea is an event that provides excellent
 and high profile networking with the cable and telecommunications industry's
 key decision makers, who will discuss their experiences and professional
 achievements, along with the challenges they have encountered, over an
 informal afternoon tea.  Participants include industry professionals who wish
 to acquire new skills or knowledge, as well as other professionals and
 students who wish to enter the cable and telecommunications industry.  The
 event is valuable to participants because they are given the opportunity to
 meet and get acquainted with industry leaders in an intimate setting.
     This year's mentors bring a variety of experiences in the cable,
 telecommunications and entertainment industries:  Ann Carlson, Time Warner
 Communications; Danielle Armstrong, Time Warner Communications; Cheryl
 Madison, AT&T Broadband, Western Region; Marina Grignetti, Home Box Office;
 Matt Cacciato, Fox Cable Networks; Anna Maria Hall, AT&T Wireless; Sandy
 Perron, Adelphia; Marilyn Batchelor, MCA Records; Bill Spitzel, ABC Cable
 Networks; Sylvia Lopez, KCAL-9 News; and Stacia Armstrong, Odyssey Network.
     "We have presented the mentoring tea for a number of years which has been
 well-received," said Sherijo Damico, chapter president, Southern California
 Chapter of WICT.  "The event typically garners a sold-out attendance.  While
 mentors enjoy sharing their experiences and achievements, participants always
 enjoy the informal afternoon of tea with their peers while exchanging and
 learning new ideas, along with making new contacts."
 
     Women in Cable & Telecommunications (WICT) was founded in July 1979, when
 cable was just emerging as an industry.  The organization's mission is
 educating and empowering women to achieve their professional goals by
 providing opportunities for leadership, networking and advocacy.  WICT's
 vision is an environment at work, home and in our society where women are
 valued for their contributions, absent of inequities in opportunities and
 recognition.  The group's membership is composed of 4,500 professionals in
 22 chapters across the nation.  These chapters address both national and
 industry issues and concerns specific to their locales.  Membership is open to
 all individuals who are employed in a professional capacity in a facet of the
 telecommunications industry or a closely related field.
     "Riding on the past success of the mentoring tea, we are pleased with the
 opportunity to again present this year's Los Angeles-Ventura Mentoring Tea
 with a dynamic group of mentors," said Cheryl Dorsey, board of director member
 and program director, Southern California Chapter of WICT.  "This event is one
 of the many valuable initiatives and viable tools that WICT provides its
 members to help them succeed in the industry."
 
     The WICT Southern California Chapter hosts a number of other events.
 Opportunities for different levels of active committee participation are
 available to its members.  For more information on the local chapter, visit
 their website at http://www.ocnow.com/community/groups/SoCaWICT.
 
     For further information please contact Sherijo Damico, Chapter President,
 310-246-4000, ext. 4210, sdamico@playboy.com, or Cheryl Dorsey, Board of
 Director Member & Program Director, 818-566-9948, cheryl.dorsey@bet.net, both
 of Women in Cable and Telecommunications.
 
 

SOURCE Women in Cable and Telecommunications
    LOS ANGELES, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Women in Cable and
 Telecommunications' (WICT) Southern California Chapter, a professional
 membership organization supported by member dues and income from programs,
 presents its annual Los Angeles-Ventura Mentoring Tea.  The event, sponsored
 by AT&T Broadband, will be held Tuesday, April 3, 2001, from 1:30 p.m. to
 4 p.m. at the Verandah Room of The Peninsula Hotel, 9882 S. Santa Monica
 Boulevard, Beverly Hills.  The cost of the event is $55 for WICT members and
 $75 for non-members.  Interested participants can RSVP via the WICT Hotline at
 (323) 993-7100 or by sending an email to SoCaWICT@excite.com.
     The Los Angeles-Ventura Mentoring Tea is an event that provides excellent
 and high profile networking with the cable and telecommunications industry's
 key decision makers, who will discuss their experiences and professional
 achievements, along with the challenges they have encountered, over an
 informal afternoon tea.  Participants include industry professionals who wish
 to acquire new skills or knowledge, as well as other professionals and
 students who wish to enter the cable and telecommunications industry.  The
 event is valuable to participants because they are given the opportunity to
 meet and get acquainted with industry leaders in an intimate setting.
     This year's mentors bring a variety of experiences in the cable,
 telecommunications and entertainment industries:  Ann Carlson, Time Warner
 Communications; Danielle Armstrong, Time Warner Communications; Cheryl
 Madison, AT&T Broadband, Western Region; Marina Grignetti, Home Box Office;
 Matt Cacciato, Fox Cable Networks; Anna Maria Hall, AT&T Wireless; Sandy
 Perron, Adelphia; Marilyn Batchelor, MCA Records; Bill Spitzel, ABC Cable
 Networks; Sylvia Lopez, KCAL-9 News; and Stacia Armstrong, Odyssey Network.
     "We have presented the mentoring tea for a number of years which has been
 well-received," said Sherijo Damico, chapter president, Southern California
 Chapter of WICT.  "The event typically garners a sold-out attendance.  While
 mentors enjoy sharing their experiences and achievements, participants always
 enjoy the informal afternoon of tea with their peers while exchanging and
 learning new ideas, along with making new contacts."
 
     Women in Cable & Telecommunications (WICT) was founded in July 1979, when
 cable was just emerging as an industry.  The organization's mission is
 educating and empowering women to achieve their professional goals by
 providing opportunities for leadership, networking and advocacy.  WICT's
 vision is an environment at work, home and in our society where women are
 valued for their contributions, absent of inequities in opportunities and
 recognition.  The group's membership is composed of 4,500 professionals in
 22 chapters across the nation.  These chapters address both national and
 industry issues and concerns specific to their locales.  Membership is open to
 all individuals who are employed in a professional capacity in a facet of the
 telecommunications industry or a closely related field.
     "Riding on the past success of the mentoring tea, we are pleased with the
 opportunity to again present this year's Los Angeles-Ventura Mentoring Tea
 with a dynamic group of mentors," said Cheryl Dorsey, board of director member
 and program director, Southern California Chapter of WICT.  "This event is one
 of the many valuable initiatives and viable tools that WICT provides its
 members to help them succeed in the industry."
 
     The WICT Southern California Chapter hosts a number of other events.
 Opportunities for different levels of active committee participation are
 available to its members.  For more information on the local chapter, visit
 their website at http://www.ocnow.com/community/groups/SoCaWICT.
 
     For further information please contact Sherijo Damico, Chapter President,
 310-246-4000, ext. 4210, sdamico@playboy.com, or Cheryl Dorsey, Board of
 Director Member & Program Director, 818-566-9948, cheryl.dorsey@bet.net, both
 of Women in Cable and Telecommunications.
 
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