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Our Mission

The Empowered Parents Network is committed to offering a community with easy access to educational opportunities and resources for parents and caregivers of all types with the intent of better enabling employees to build their careers and families in sync with one another.

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Connect

Learn more about ways you can connect with other parents at DISH and other opportunities to get involved with what we are doing.

Learn

Explore our events and resources to grow as a parent or expand your knowledge of human development.

Advocate

Whether it is parental leave policies or bringing awareness to the experience of parenting special needs children, we want to make sure we are standing in solidarity with parents at DISH.

Support

We want to make sure you are aware of all the benefits DISH has to offer and external resources that can support you in parenting, self-care, and career growth.

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Who We Are

Empowered Parents Network operates entirely on volunteers who donate their time to make DISH a more family-friendly place to work. We are proud of the Leadership team volunteers listed below who do a lot to keep the network running smoothly. If you would like to volunteer, we have many opportunities to get involved. Click here to view opportunities.

Kendra Branch-Brett
President and Chair
Lisa Martinez
Family Leaves Director
Maria Morales
Director of Virtual Events
Adriana Casas
Director of EPN, El Paso Chapter
Alicia Schalla
Vice President of Brand and Content
Elle Shaw
Creative Director
Yesai Yesayan
Content Manager
Laura Spath
Director of EPN, Phoenix Chapter
Nick Santos
Content Director
Anastasia Iniguez
Volunteer Director
Jessica Palframan
Director of EPN, Suwanee Chapter
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George Gevargis
Director of EPN, Riverfront Chapter