Exclusively for BMLI Alumnae

BMGI 2018 registration will be available this spring. For now, please save the date:
November 29-30, 2018
The Logan Hotel
Philadelphia, PA

Recap from last year's BMGI


November 30 - December 1, 2017

Gaylord National Harbor

National Harbor, MD 


Graduates of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute (BMLI) gathered in National Harbor, MD, just outside of Washington, DC, for the annual Betsy Magness Graduate Institute (BMGI) program. Alumnae in attendance ranged from Class 4 to the most recent graduates of Classes 34 and 35.

Following an opening night reception where alumnae were able to recharge and reconnect, program participants embarked on a day and a half of focused learning. This year's program content addressed the importance of identifying and refining one's own leadership purpose, especially in the midst of industry disruption. Attendees participated in an experiential learning opportunity creating their own businesses, wherein they applied principles of design thinking to address the challenges facing their enterprise.
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Attendees also participated in roundtable discussions facilitated by esteemed industry executives and luminaries. Topics included internal disruption, organizational strategies and challenging the status quo. 

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L to R: Maria Brennan, WICT; Michelle Rice, TV One; Martha
Soehren, Comcast; Sandy Padula, Turner; Rob Stoddard,
NCTA; Dalila Wilson-Scott, Comcast NBCUniversal; Commissioner
Mignon Clyburn, FCC; K. Dane Snowden, NCTA; Samantha
Cooper, Viacom Media Networks; LD Bennett, Center for Creative
Leadership; Lisa Williams-Fauntroy, Discovery Communications


Save the date!
Next year's BMGI will take place November 29-30, 2018,
at The Logan Hotel in Philadelphia, PA.


Take a look at what attendees have to say about past BMGI programs:

  • "So many takeaways, both professionally and personally."
  • "I have the same spark and warm feelings I had from my 1st time with BMLI. This was worth the money and time and I look forward to this again next year. Thank you for helping me push the 'reset' button."
  • "The session is a good recharge and a good reminder of leadership concepts I can always benefit from hearing again."



 2017 BMGI Photos


This learning experience has been developed by WICT, in concert with the experts from the Center for Creative Leadership, exclusively for WICT's Betsy Magness Leadership Institute alumnae.

WICT recognizes Charter Communications as the sponsor of the

Betsy Magness Graduate Institute





WICT recognizes our 2018 Touchstone Partners