NAMIC Announces Call for Nominations for the 2022 – 2023 Executive Leadership Development Program

The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) is now accepting nominations for its award-winning Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP) Class XXII, presented in partnership with the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. Spanning a seven-month timeframe, the sessions will occur in October and December 2022 and February and May 2023 at Darden University in Charlottesville and Rosslyn, Virginia. The deadline to submit nominations for the ELDP Class XXII is Aug. 31, 2022.

“For more than twenty years, our Executive Leadership Development Program has helped increase diversity in executive suites, enabling participating companies to maximize the ROI of a diverse workforce in an increasingly competitive business environment.” said A. Shuanise Washington, the president and CEO of NAMIC, Inc. “ELDP graduates are identifying innovative ways to drive business growth in their companies in the face of improbable odds, volatility and a changing economic climate.”

Charter Communications, Inc. is the Visionary Sponsor for the ELDP for the fourth consecutive year. Charter’s Rhonda Crichlow, senior vice president, and chief diversity officer was the special guest speaker for this year’s Class XXI graduates.

ELDP has been recognized for its success in addressing the unique challenges faced by executives of color, while strengthening the competencies all executives need to excel in business. The ELDP curriculum explores a range of business-critical topics such as strategy, finance, marketing, innovation, and leadership agility, presented as integrated components of a holistic learning experience. Since its founding, more than seven-hundred executives have participated in the program.

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NAMIC is the premier organization focusing on cultural diversity, equity, access and inclusion in the cable and communications industry. More than 4,000 professionals belong to a network of 18 chapters nationwide. Through initiatives that support leadership development, advocacy and empowerment, NAMIC collaborates with industry partners to expand and nurture a workforce that reflects America’s cultural richness. For more information, please visit or follow @NAMICNational on Twitter.

About Charter Communications

Charter is a leading broadband connectivity company and cable operator serving more than 31 million customers in 41 states through its Spectrum brand.