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  • Meet 2018 Alliance of Channel Women LEAD Award Winner Lisa Miller

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    Lisa Miller, President, Wholesale, Indirect and Alliances, CenturyLink, was one of three women to receive the 2018 Alliance of Channel Women LEAD Award recognizing exceptional female leaders in the tech channel. ACW LEAD Award winners were honored at a ceremony during the 16th Alliance of Channel Women ACWConnectLive Event on October 9th in Philadelphia during Channel Partners Evolution. “Alliance of

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  • Understanding IoT: What is IoT and How To Sell It – January 17 Conference Call

    What is IoT? Why is it important to understand the IoT world? How do I sell IoT? ABOUT AMY SERVIS As an industry veteran with over 20 years in Technology and Telecommunications, I have a comprehensive history of successes in building strategic partnerships and delivering customized solutions for clients to increase their productivity. My passion for service and support has

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  • Meet 2018 Alliance of Channel Women LEAD Award Winner Christine Sanni

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    Christine Sanni, Mid-Atlantic South Channel Manager for Intelisys, was one of three women to receive the 2018 Alliance of Channel Women LEAD Award recognizing exceptional female leaders in the tech channel. ACW LEAD Award winners were honored at a ceremony during the 16th Alliance of Channel Women ACWConnectLive Event on October 9th in Philadelphia during Channel Partners Evolution. “Alliance of Channel Women

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  • PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS?

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    Presented by ACC Business, a division of AT&T Can you help promote peace through business?  We think so. It is widely acknowledged that economically stable societies have a much greater capacity for peace.  Small business has always been the backbone of economic stability, and PEACE THROUGH BUSINESS® believes that diversity is the key to the development and stability of business

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  • Poll: 2018 Professional Milestones

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    Now that 2018 comes to a close, we polled membership for their personal/professional milestones. Here’s one we loved: “In September 2017, I started as a Partner Support Manager at Telecom Brokers. I feel that not until 2018 was I able to find myself again as a strong independent Business Woman. When you have been in the business for so many

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  • Why ACW Membership Matters to Buffy Harakidas

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    Born and raised in Philadelphia, Buffy Elyse Harakidas is the Director of Marketing & Special Events for both Chorus Communications and Metrospect Events. In addition to her daily roles and responsibilities she is also the producer for several staple events, including the acclaimed annual affair, Hair O’ The Dog, multiple winner of Best Event In Philadelphia, the Carriers Ball, a

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  • Female Vision: Women’s Real Power at Work – December 20th Conference Call

    Women notice, value and connect the dots in organizations, yet their vision is often undervalued or dismissed. Women have “broad spectrum notice” that creates a holistic picture but puts women at a disadvantage to the “privileging of numbers” that determines how organizations reward, recognize achievement, build incentives and decide promotions using definitions of worth that reflect an all-male industrial leadership

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  • Why ACW Membership Matters to Katherine Tracey

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    Katherine Tracey is the CEO and owner of KATT Communications, a one-stop source for quality business technology systems. KATT Communications was founded earlier in 2018 based on Katherine’s passion to provide customers with the features and functionalities needed to run their businesses smoothly and cost-effectively. While juggling the demands of motherhood, jobs in the sales and telecom fields, teaching and

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  • Poll: How ACW Members Give Back

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    Taking into consideration this special season of giving, we polled membership asking how they or the company they work for gives back for Thanksgiving. Here’s one of the responses we loved: “Last year I got everyone involved with Kisses for Kyle and had a blast! We take money we would have otherwise spent and collectively ‘adopt’ kids with cancer and their siblings for Christmas.  Last year we bought 78 gifts, and sent 2 families to my Pocono vacation home during the holidays so they could try to ‘escape’ their daily challenges. We also gave the house up for a Dad Getaway week. This year, we have tagged ourselves to provide over 45 special gifts so far, but we aren’t done yet!” – Amy Servis, Chorus Communications Read more below.  

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  • Don’t Return Before You Return

    By Trina Lambourne My second child, my beautiful daughter, was born this January. I spent countless hours worrying about how I would balance life with two children, and even more time worrying about not going into labor before our company’s annual kick-off in January (I made it). What I didn’t spend time thinking about was what my return to work

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