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DIVERSITY WEEK 2015

MCN "Freeze Frame" photos from cable's 2015 Diversity Week, comprising the 29th annual NAMIC Conference, the WICT Leadership Conference and the Walter Kaitz Foundation’s 32nd Annual Fundraising Dinner

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(From l.) Touré; NAMIC board chair Michelle Rice, EVP at TV One; legendary TV producer Norman Lear, guest speaker; and Eglon Simons, NAMIC president and CEO, at the 2015 L. Patrick Mellon Mentorship Program Luncheon during the NAMIC Conference.
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NAMIC immediate past board chair Michael Armstrong (c.), EVP and GM of international brand development at Viacom; with Francis Lawrence (l.) and Nayara Lopes of the Dance Theater of Harlem after their performance at the NAMIC Conference’s Executive Leadership Development Program alumni reception.
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On stage at the WICT-NAMIC Joint Town Hall on Diversity (l. to r.): Michael Powell, NCTA; Eglon Simons, NAMIC; David L. Cohen, Comcast; Stacy Green, A+E Networks; Suzanne Malveaux, CNN anchor; Lissiah Hundley, Cox; Mary Meduski, Suddenlink; Paul Richardson, ESPN/The Walt Disney Co.; Maria E. Brennan, WICT; and David Porter, The Walter Kaitz Foundation.
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Hoda Kotb, co-host of NBC’s Today, opens the 2015 WICT Leadership Conference in New York.
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(From l.): Time Warner Cable executives Gail MacKinnon; Ellen East, recipient of the 2015 Woman of the Year Award, and Rachel Welch; Rob Marcus, chairman and CEO, TWC; and Maria E. Brennan, CEO of WICT, at the 2015 WICT Touchstones Luncheon.
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Bernadette Aulestia (l.), EVP of distribution operations for HBO, receives WICT’s Woman to Watch Award from Shelley Brindle, EVP, domestic network distribution, HBO, at WICT’s 2015 Touchstones Luncheon.
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(From l.): Maria E. Brennan, WICT president and CEO; Lisa Schwartz of Sundance Selects; and playwright/filmmaker Leslye Headland at the WICT Touchstones Luncheon.
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(From l.): Ellen Kroner, AMC Networks; Italia Commisso Weinand, Mediacom Communications; Kristin Dolan, Cablevision; Cynthia Gibson, Scripps Networks Interactive; and Michelle Rice, TV One, at the 2015 WICT Leadership Conference.
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Univision president and CEO Randy Falco (c.) accepts the Diversity Champion Award on behalf of his company from former ESPN president George Bodenheimer (l.) and Mediacom chairman and CEO Rocco Commisso at the Walter Kaitz Foundation Annual Fundraising Dinner in New York.