NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR 2016 WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY AWARD

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JUNE 2, 2016 (Exton, PA)-Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Women in Technology Award, the prestigious honor that is jointly presented by Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) and its global arm, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), and Cablefax.

The nominations due date is Friday, July 8, 2016.

The award was created in 1995 to acknowledge the achievements of an outstanding woman in technology who has demonstrated significant personal and professional growth and has contributed to the advancement of the cable telecommunications industry. The award shines a spotlight on the achievements of women inside this traditionally male-dominated industry sector. A nominee must be in a technical position in the cable or telecommunications industry and a member of WICT and SCTE/ISBE, among other criteria.

This year's award is scheduled to be presented during SCTE/ISBE's Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 28 at SCTE/ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® 2016, in Philadelphia. The cable telecommunications engineering event of the year, Expo keeps the industry's workforce up to date and ready for what's next. Early bird attendee registration is underway at http://expo.scte.org.

Last year's Women in Technology Award winner was Vibha Rustagi of itaas. Other past recipients include Sherita Ceasar, Stephanie Mitchko-Beale, Jennifer Yohe Wagner, Susan Adams, Leslie Ellis, Barbara Jaffe, Cyndee Everman, Carolyn Terry, Vicki Marts, Charlotte Field, Nomi Bergman, Yvette Kanouff, and Pam Nobles.

More information-including the full list of winners-and the online nomination form are available at www.wict.org in the Career Development section. Questions should be directed to Talton Gibson at 202-827-4782 or tgibson@wict.org or Lindsay Johnston at 610-594-7328 or ljohnston@scte.org.

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About WICT

For over thirty-five years, Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) has partnered with cable and telecommunications leaders to provide professional development programs, research and services that help advance women in cable media. With 10,000 members, WICT is the oldest and largest professional association serving women in the cable and telecommunications industry. Comcast NBCUniversal, Turner and Suddenlink Communications are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information.

About Cablefax

Cablefax is the most trusted brand in the industry, providing cable executives with the most original, comprehensive and insightful overview of the latest industry news and strategic initiatives. Cablefax offerings include a wide range of resources for cable professionals, including Cablefax Daily, Cablefax: The Magazine, award programs, webinars, and networking events. For more information, visit http://www.Cablefax.com.

About SCTE/ISBE

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) is part of a unique ecosystem that has the power to prepare the workforce to meet the ever-changing demands of the Telecommunications Industry. Our members can realize streamlined delivery of products and services, improved customer satisfaction, and increased employee retention rates directly impacting business results. In cooperation with our partners, CableLabs® and NCTA, SCTE prepares tomorrow's telecommunications leaders by communicating new Industry trends and technology, developing standards, and delivering relevant training and certification programs to enhance members' expertise and professional development. SCTE and its global brand, the International Society of Broadband Experts (ISBE), build value for corporate, vendor, and individual members by creating peer networking opportunities, professional mentoring, and communication of Industry information. Visit www.scte.org. Connect with SCTE at www.scte.org/socialmedia.

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