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  • 28 Feb 2019 1:21 PM | Anonymous

    The Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (“WWLF”) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Fellowship Program Award. We look forward to receiving nominations and applications through April 5, 2019.  We are also currently accepting applications to serve as 2019 Mentors. The mission of the Fellowship Program is to empower and inspire women who are new to the telecommunications industry by:

    • Providing WWLF membership advantages at no cost to the recipient
    • Engaging the recipient in industry events and the operations of WWLF
    • Offering unique mentorship opportunities to support the growth of new industry leaders
    • Facilitating opportunities for career strengthening through WWLF resources

    Benefits include:

    • Complimentary WWLF membership for duration of term (If already a member when selected, the remainder of her pre-existing membership term will resume following completion of the Fellowship term)
    • Featured on the WWLF website as Award winner
    • Pairing with a Mentor for duration of term
    • Participation in a WWLF Committee (to be selected by the WWLF Board)
    • Free admission to two annual local regional events during term
    • Free admission to WWLF events at MWCA and Connect X during term
    • All-expenses-paid trip to Connect X in Orlando, FL (max value of $1,500)

    Fellowship Nominee Requirements:

    • Nominee must be a woman
    • Nominee must be employed in the wireless industry for LESS than 5 years, or entering the industry
    • Nominee may be self-nominated or nominated by someone else
    • Nominees may or may not be a current WWLF member at time of award
    • Nominee cannot be chosen as a recipient for two consecutive years

    Fellowship Requirements:

    • Consistently attend monthly one-on-one meetings with Mentor (either in-person or via phone)
    • Provide meeting logs and other required deliverables as described in timeline below
    • Fully prepare for each Mentorship meeting (including completion of any homework/deliverables that Mentor assigned)
    • Attend at least two networking events with Mentor
    • Work at WWLF booth and event registration table, and otherwise represent WWLF however deemed appropriate during the Connectivity Expo
    • Actively participate in one WWLF Committee for duration of term. Participation updates will be provided by Committee Chair.
    • Complete quarterly call with Programs Director
    • Provide photo for WWLF website and email blast announcing Fellowship recipient
    • Provide a “testimonial” at the end of the term and complete a survey about the WWLF fellowship experience

    WWLF Fellowship Award Timeline:

    • Call for nominations and applications begins: February 18, 2019
    • Deadline for submission: April 5, 2019

    WWLF Fellowship and Mentor Application Forms:

    Please return your application form, along with your resume and statement of interest to Victoria Weidenthaler at

  • 01 Jan 2019 10:22 PM | Anonymous

    Women's Wireless Leadership Forum wishes our members and sponsors a very Happy New Year. To help celebrate the New Year, we are declaring 2019 the year our members shine and to celebrate, we are offering a new benefit. We are launching our recognition program to honor top women in our industry.

    Women's Wireless Leadership Forum take great pride in introducing.....WWLF’s Woman of the Year Award

    The Woman of the Year Award will be bestowed upon a woman who has had great achievements, made increasingly significant contributions throughout her career to her company and the overall wireless industry. She has been in the Wireless industry 10 or more years. She is a true leader, broken through that proverbial glass ceiling and shows great resolve to help others along their path. This woman is leading the way for the next generation of women.

    As part of this WWLF Recognition program, we will recognize and honor those women who through their significant contributions and achievements, overall impact and outstanding character, serve as role models for career women. These women demonstrate a commitment and passion that advances the promotion of women in our industry.


    • Serves as a role model and mentor to colleagues and others;
    • Leads authentically with unwavering passion and commitment to her values and fearlessly with a sense of purpose and vision.
    • Exhibits a high level of knowledge, skill and professionalism regarding facets of the wireless industry;
    • Exhibits continued investment in her own professional, technical and personal growth;
    • Demonstrates impactful accomplishments and overcome adversity
    • Contributes significantly to the transformation of her organization through creativity or innovation;
    • Serves as a catalyst to help advance others at her organization; 
    • Exhibits commitment to the industry’s professional activities through community activity, professional society involvement, company volunteer groups, etc.;
    • Encourages and invests in mentoring others in the wireless industry;
    • Demonstrates a proven track record of success in contributing to her company and the wireless industry;
    • Holds a current membership in WWLF.

    Nominations for WWLF’s Woman of the Year Award will be open to all active members of WWLF later this year.

  • 01 Dec 2017 7:07 AM | Anonymous


    On Thursday November 30, 2017, the Women's Wireless Leadership Forum (“WWLF”) won the Award for “Organization with the Biggest Impact” at The California Wireless Association (“CALWA”) Holiday Gala & Awards Ceremony.

    First, we would like to congratulate CALWA on celebrating their 10th Anniversary. We are grateful to them as a State Wireless Association as they continue to raise awareness of the benefits of the wireless industry and their promotion of it. They have been hugely instrumental in bringing a unified voice to the wireless industry.

    Second, WWLF is extremely honored to receive such an important award as we work toward supporting women in this industry and keeping them connected. Thank you for selecting WWLF among all the other well-deserving organizations.

    Our members deserve to have a competitive edge on this ever-evolving wireless stage so with your help, WWLF is committed: Firstly, to the Enrichment of women through training and professional development opportunities. Secondly, to the Advancement of women across all disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning our Members at the forefront of the wireless world!

    Thank you to our Members, Sponsors and dedicated Volunteers for helping us to fulfill our mission and thank you again to CALWA for recognizing our achievements. 

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