Broadvoice has signed on as a silver medal sponsor at the 13th Women in the Channel (WiC) Networking Event.
The WiC event will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., April 10, in Tradewinds D, E and F at the Mandalay Bay North Convention Center in Las Vegas.
WiC is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of female channel leaders in technology. Its signature events are a mix of peer networking, motivational remarks, professional development and progress report on WiC’s many initiatives.
WiCConnect Vegas 2017’s keynote panel, “The United State of Women,” spotlights a movement all women can get behind: gender equality.
“Together, we can raise the value of women in the workplace and leadership,” the company said. “We can empower women with the tools we need to create a culture of equality wherever we work in the tech industry.”
This panel of women-in-tech leaders who will offer inspiration and advice for how to cultivate change from the top down and the bottom up inside every tech organization. They include:
- WiC Board Member Amy Bailey, vice president of marketing for Telarus
- Lisa Miller, senior vice president of sales channels for Level 3 Communications
- Davida Johnson, managing director, practices and community partnerships, Office of Information Technology at UCLA
- Dee Dee Lear, technology industry veteran, channel distribution executive and women’s advocate.
“Women in the Channel’s networking event has become a must-attend for women interested in advancing their telecom and IT careers and businesses, and it would not be possible without the generosity of sponsors like Broadvoice,” said WiC President Hilary Gadda, director of the Telepartner program at TelePacific Communications. “Our grassroots organization relies on the support of companies like Broadvoice that see the value in our educational, mentoring and community outreach programs aimed at empowering women in the channel.”
Sam Ghahremanpour, Broadvoice president, added, “At Broadvoice, we are dedicated to delivering an amazing experience to our partners. For us, that means hiring and developing talented women in the channel who truly understand the needs of our partners. Our sponsorship of WiC not only supports our own diverse staff, but also helps advance careers across the entire telecoms industry.”