SCTE®, NAMIC, and Multichannel News Seek Nominations for 2022 Diversity in Technology Award
Deadline for Nominations for is August 1
EXTON, Pa. and NEW YORK, July 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE®), a subsidiary of CableLabs®, and the SCTE Foundation in conjunction with the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) and Multichannel News today announced the inaugural call for nominations for a new Diversity in Technology Award.
The Diversity in Technology Award will recognize a leader of color who has contributed to the technological advancement in digital innovation, customer experience, connectedness, digital infrastructure, operations, or intelligence in the media, entertainment, and technology industries. Nominees must be a current member of both NAMIC and SCTE, should embody the NAMIC mission, and have actively worked to advance multi-ethnic diversity in the industry by educating, advocating, and empowering people and organizations.
"We are thrilled to request nominations for the inaugural Diversity in Technology Award and pleased that the SCTE Foundation has partnered with us to optimize the strategic opportunities inherent in both workforce and consumer diversity," said A. Shuanise Washington, NAMIC president and CEO. "NAMIC is focused on providing resources that allow our members to cultivate their careers. This new award is a demonstration of that mission, particularly in the technology space."
"We are excited to highlight the accomplishments of an engineering leader of color and encourage the next generation of technologists," said Mark Hess, president of the SCTE Foundation and senior vice president, business and industry affairs for Comcast Technology Solutions.
Additional details and the nomination form for the 2022 Diversity in Technology Award can be found on the NAMIC website. The nomination deadline is August 1, 2022.
The winner of the Diversity in Technology Award will be recognized in person at the 36th Annual NAMIC Conference, scheduled October 11-12, 2022, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
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