EXTON, Pa., June 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Women in Cable Communication (WICT), the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE), a subsidiary of CableLabs®, and Cable fax together a call for nominations for the Award for women in technology, one of the most prestigious awards in the cable telecommunications industry. The annual award recognizes the achievements of an outstanding woman who has contributed to the advancement of the cable telecommunications industry and demonstrated significant professional growth.
“This prestigious award highlights the achievements women have made in the cable industry and encourages future generations of women to move forward and take leadership roles. I am still very humble about the special recognition given to me by WICT, SCTE and Cablefax, three organizations that have supported my career and that of so many others over the years, driving meaningful advances for women in the world of cable technology “said the winner of the Women in Technology Award 2020 Kim Keever, Senior Vice President of Security, Analytics and Technology Services and Chief Information Security Officer at Cox Communications.
The Women in Technology Award was established in 1995 to recognize and honor leading women in cable technology. The nomination deadline for this year’s award is Monday, August 2, 2021. Nominees must hold a senior technical position in the cable or telecommunications industry and must be a WICT and SCTE member, among other criteria set out in the Nomination application. This year’s award is being made in conjunction with SCTE Cable-Tec Expo® that takes place 11-14 October. Further details on the event will be announced shortly.
In addition to Kim Keever, include previous recipients Zenita Henderson, Noopur Davis, Deborah Picciolo, Theresa Hennesy, Vibha Rustagi, Sherita T. Caesar, Stephanie Mitchko-Beale, Jennifer Yohe Wagner, Susan Adams, Leslie Ellis, Barbara Jaffe, Cyndee Everman, Carolyn Terry, Vicki March, Charlotte Field, and Nomi miner.
For more information, including the full list of previous winners and the online nomination form, please visit www.wict.org.
SCTE envisions the future of connectivity today. Through technology leadership and innovation, SCTE has been a leader in applied science for the cable telecommunications industry for more than five decades. As a non-profit member organization, SCTE promotes member companies through continuous training for the employees of tomorrow and by involving managers in the important discussions. SCTE is the driving force behind the annual SCTE Cable-Tec Expo®, the largest cable telecommunications and technology fair in America. SCTE is a subsidiary of CableLabs®. More at www.scte.org.
About SCTE Cable-Tec Expo
The largest cable telecommunications and technology show in America, SCTE Cable-Tec Expo is known throughout the industry and beyond as the premier venue for thought leadership, technical innovation, and business deals in the broadband telecommunications sector. No other industry event brings content and service providers, technology partners, industry experts and innovators at all levels together to learn, network and shape the future of connectivity. In 2021 the Cable-Tec Expo will run from October 11-14 in the Atlanta. Further information at expo.scte.org.
About WICT Global
WICT is a non-partisan organization whose mission is to create female leaders who change our industry. We do this by offering unparalleled training programs, commissioning original gender research, and supporting a B2B network that empowers women. For more than 40 years, WICT has worked with media and technology companies to build a more robust pipeline of female executives. WICT was founded in 1979 and today, with over 10,000 members, is the largest and oldest professional association for women in the media. Charter Communications and Comcast NBCUniversal are WICT’s strategic Touchstone partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICTHQ on Twitter for more information.
Cablefax is the most trusted brand in the industry, providing executives with the most original, comprehensive, and insightful view of the latest news and strategic initiatives. Cablefax offers a wide range of resources for the cable professional including Cablefax Daily, Cablefax: The Magazine, award programs, webinars and networking events. For more information, visit www.kabelfax.com.
SOURCE Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE)