WiTH Leadership Awards Set for March 8
Women in Technology Hollywood (WiTH) has set the next edition of the WiTH Leadership Awards for March 8, 2021, in conjunction with International Women’s Day.
The fourth annual WiTH Leadership Awards honors leaders and advocates for women in the entertainment technology field, those who exemplify WiTH’s pillars in both their work and communities, including professional development, mentoring and networking, and community engagement.
International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on March 8, and is a globally recognized day noting the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women everywhere.
WiTH will use Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1, as a fundraising opportunity around the awards, with all proceeds raised given to WiTH’s collection of charitable organizations, distributed at the March 8 event. The WiTH Leadership Awards nominees will be named following a Women in Security panel presentation at the Dec. 8 Content Protection Summit
The 2019 winners of the WiTH Leadership Awards were Nancy Faginas-Cody, SVP of enterprise business systems for The Walt Disney Co.; Cristina Mancini-Jones, SVP and head of customer and trailblazer marketing for Salesforce; and Theresa Miller, EVP and CIO for Lionsgate.
WiTH is an organization that serves as a catalyst for the advancement of women in entertainment technology, and the WiTH Steering Committee, which selects the Leadership Awards winners, includes representatives from women’s organizations at Amazon Studios, Discovery, Google, Lionsgate, NBCUniversal, Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment, WarnerMedia, and The Walt Disney Company.
Founded in March 2014, WiTH facilitates cross-studio women’s group communications and addresses pressing issues specific to women technology executives in Hollywood, covering leadership, business and technology skills development, mentorship, negotiation, career development, vision, management, community engagement, empowerment, self-confidence and work/life balance.
For more information about the WiTH Leadership Award, please contact: [email protected]