M&E, Tech Execs Provide Tips on How Women Can Step Up Their Networking Game

| December 17, 2018

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Networking is a crucial part of everybody’s professional career in the media and entertainment (M&E) sector, but women are often at a disadvantage when it comes to networking, in part because of the relatively small number of women in the industry  especially in technical roles.But female executives provided some helpful networking tips to women in the industry and shared some of their success stories Dec. 5, during a Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) workshop panel session called “Your Network is your Net Worth,” held in conjunction with the annual Content Protection Summit, presented by the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA).A recent study conducted by university researchers Sofia Bapna and Russell Funk said women had worse networking outcomes than men, meeting 42% fewer new contacts, spending 48% less time talking to them, and adding 25% fewer connections on LinkedIn, according to WiTH.

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