In this issue: 

  • BMLI Alumnae, Join Us for the 2023 Betsy Magness Graduate Institute: Empowering Industry Leaders to Reach New Heights
  • 2023 Leadership Conference On Demand Registration Now Available; Read the Recap Below
  • The Reviews Are In: Our Fall Executive Development Series (EDS) Was "Thoughtful," "Collaborative" and "Empowering"
  • Early Bird Registration is Now Available for the 2023 Tech It Out Conference
  • Download The WICT Network Member App, Available on All Mobile Devices
  • Let's Network! Follow and like us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter

Join us for the 2023

Betsy Magness Graduate Institute

Empowering Industry Leaders

to Reach New Heights

November 15-17, 2023 | Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills | Los Angeles, CA

Exclusively for BMLI alumnae

We are thrilled to invite you to the highly-anticipated Betsy Magness Graduate Institute (BMGI) – a program designed to build upon your BMLI foundation and help you achieve new heights in your career. Like BMLI, the BMGI program is designed by leading content experts, with input from your industry peers, to create an experience that delivers what you enjoyed most about the Betsy experience – networking, self-reflection, diversity of thought, lifelong learning and personal growth. 

Below are a few highlights of topics we will be covering. Click here to view our full BMGI agenda.

  • Pathways to board service: Gain insights into unlocking boardroom opportunities.
  • Well-being as a high-performance tool: Discover how prioritizing well-being boosts your professional performance.
  • Leveraging vertical development: Learn to approach adversity and complex issues from a broader perspective to expand your strategic leadership abilities.


We look forward to reconnecting with you at BMGI 2023!


  • November 15 - November 17
  • Los Angeles, CA

The program will open with a welcome reception at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, November 15, and conclude by 1:00 pm on Friday, November 17.


Learn More & Register Today!


Registration Fee:



Registration fee covers program costs including materials and daytime meals. Travel, hotel and dinners are the responsibility of participants.

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Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

8555 Beverly Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90048


The Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills will host the 2023 BMGI program. Room rates start at $229/night (plus tax, while supplies last) and are subject to availability. Visit the Sofitel website to reserve your room by Monday, October 30; enter the code WICT23 in the “Preferential Code” field to obtain our discounted rates.

2023 Leadership Conference On Demand Registration Now Available; Read the Recap Below

The WICT Network 2023 Leadership Conference, held September 18-19, 2023, at the New York Marriott Marquis, featured more than 60 executives, academics, journalists, entrepreneurs and athletes who shared their wisdom with over 400 conferees. The reviews remarked that our conference was “valuable,” “energizing” and “enriching”!

As we plan for our next Leadership Conference on October 21-22, 2024, we look forward to offering more thought-provoking content and speakers.

Curious about our Leadership Conference? View our pictorial review on our Leadership Conference webpage.

If you couldn’t join us in person, you can still access the conference content – click the button below to register now for online, on-demand access through Sunday, December 31, 2023.

Register Now for the On-Demand Program

The Reviews Are In: Our Fall Executive Development Series (EDS) Was "Thoughtful," "Collaborative" and "Empowering"

The Reviews Are In!

Read What Our Participants Thought About Our Fall Sessions Below:

  • Executive Leadership Presence (ELP): October 11-12, San Diego, CA 
  • "Always insightful and grounding. Tactical and strategic skills to employ back on the job."
  • "Renewed energy as a leader. Clear direction for areas I want to work on personally and to bring back to my team."
  • "I came without knowing a single person and have left with a network of powerful women."
  • Leading with Power and Authenticity (LWPA): October 11-13, San Diego, CA
  • "I learned I have power and how to harness it!"
  • "I understand more about myself and my journey as well as recognizing that women have so much in common."
  • "What an awesome thought-provoking experience! This session exceeded my expectations both personally and professionally!"

Executive Leadership Presence

Executive Leadership Presence helps participants manage the art of presence, inspiring confidence, engaging and influencing others while accelerating your career trajectory. Gain access to a unique toolkit of 12 powerful attributes, skills and thought processes that will propel you to new heights of success.

Leading with Power and Authenticity

Leading with Power and Authenticity focuses on developing the art of powerful and genuine leadership utilizing polarities as a foundation. You'll discover how to establish a balance between determination and inclusiveness, strength and vulnerability.

Visit our EDS Webpage to Learn More

Early Bird Registration is Now Available for the 2023 Tech It Out Conference

The WICT Network is proud to partner with The WICT Network: Southeast Chapter to co-host this year’s Tech It Out program on generative AI, titled Empowering Tomorrow: Unleash Your Potential with AI. Participants will hear from inspiring leaders who play critical roles in shaping the media landscape through cutting edge advancements in technology. 

Early bird registration is now available! Click the link below to sign up early and receive a discount on regularly priced tickets.

Register Now

Program Details


12:00 – 1:00 pm ET Lunch

1:00 – 5:00 pm ET   |  Program 

5:00 – 6:00 pm ET   |  Networking Hour



ATL Tech Square

756 W. Peachtree St. NW

Atlanta, GA 30308

A virtual participation option will also be available.

Download The WICT Network Member App, Available on All Mobile Devices

Unlock the full potential of The WICT Network with our cutting-edge member app, now available for download on all major mobile operating systems. Created to amplify the strength of our network, the app empowers members spanning the media, entertainment, and technology sectors to foster powerful connections with their peers on a global scale.

The app has several features designed to help you easily form connections, and make the most of your member benefits, including access to our Events & Registration, Webinars, Calendar, Groups and other Resources.

Learn more about our Member App

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