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Rise Goes Global to Support Women Around the World Posted: 11/03/2020
Rise Goes Global to Support Women Around the World

Rise, the membership organisation for for gender diversity within the broadcast technology sector, is proud to announce that its originally UK based organisation, will also launch in North America and APAC. In addition to the exciting news about global expansion, Rise has appointed four new board members as it seeks to increase its important work throughout the media and entertainment sectors.

Serena Harris, North American Sales Director at Annex Pro, will be running Rise North America. Serena, who is based in Vancouver, has over two decades of experience in the media and entertainment industry and worked with Avid and Marquis.

“I am overjoyed to be launching Rise North America. What Rise is doing for women in the industry is extraordinary and I want to open those same opportunities to women here,” Serena explains. “I am very much looking forward to building on the momentum of Rise’s success’ to help even more women realize their potential and growth within our industry.”

Nancy Diaz Curiel, Managing Director of Digigram Asia will be running Rise APAC. Nancy, who is based in Singapore has over 10 years of experience in the broadcast industry and will be launching a Rise mentoring scheme in the region shortly.

“I am humbled to be appointed head of the APAC antenna of the organization,” says Nancy, “I am a strong believer in gender equality and am an active participant in several mentoring initiatives in the APAC region to highlight and drive the success of the amazing women in our industry.”

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Entries Now Open For The Newly Launched Rise Awards Posted: 10/06/2019
Entries Now Open For The Newly Launched Rise Awards

Rise, the award-winning advocate group for gender diversity within the broadcast manufacturing and services sector, is pleased to announce the launch of its inaugural Rise Awards, now open for entries at https://risewib.com/awards-2019/. The Rise Awards, in association with Avid, are sponsored by Adobe, Avid Customer Association, Clear-Com, Grass Valley and Ross Video.

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RISE women in broadcast mentoring scheme wins Womens Mentoring Award at National Mentoring Awards 2019 Posted: 07/03/2019
RISE women in broadcast mentoring scheme wins Women and rsquo;s Mentoring Award at National Mentoring Awards 2019

Rise, a non-profit advocate group for gender diversity within the broadcast manufacturing and services sector, took home its first award, the National Women’s Mentoring Award, at the National Mentoring Awards held March 1st, 2019.

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