Plano, TX, April 6, 2017 – GENBAND, a leading provider of real-time communications solutions, today announced that it is a Silver-Level sponsor at the 13th Women in the Channel (WiC) Networking Event during the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. WiCConnect will be held from 5-8 p.m. on April 10th, 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. We can empower women with the tools we need to create a culture of equality wherever we work in the tech industry.
Don’t miss an all-star 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 and commitment of sponsors like GENBAND,” said WiC President Hilary Gadda, director of the Telepartner program at TelePacific Communications. “Our grassroots organization relies on the support of companies that see the value in our educational, mentoring and community outreach programs aimed at empowering women in the channel.”
“I’m delighted that we are once again able to support Women in the Channel’s critical mission,” said Bita Milanian, GENBAND Senior Vice President of Global Marketing. “I know from my own experience how valuable this community can be, and look forward to an informative and thought-provoking event in Las Vegas next week.”
The Women in the Channel Networking Event is open to all women attending the Channel Partner’s Evolution Expo & Conference. It is FREE to all WiC members and $20 for non-members.
Companies interested in sponsoring the event can find more information on the WiC website by clicking here.