WIA Announces Mignon Clyburn and Narda Jones as Featured Speakers at the 2023 Wireless Women’s Leadership Luncheon

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) today announced that the WIA Foundation’s 2023 Wireless Women’s Leadership Luncheon will feature remarks from Mignon Clyburn, the first woman to head the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and Narda Jones, Chief of Staff at the FCC.

Hosted in partnership with the Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF), the event will take place on February 1 in Washington, DC. All proceeds from the luncheon will benefit education, training, and apprenticeships for the next generation of women in the wireless industry.

In addition to Clyburn and Jones, the luncheon will feature remarks from WWLF President Lynn Whitcher and a roundtable discussion with prominent women leaders in the industry, including:

  • American Tower SVP and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer Colleen Richards Powell
  • AT&T EVP of Federal Regulatory Relations Rhonda Johnson
  • Crown Castle SVP of Network Implementation & Operations Karen Rohrkemper
  • NEPTUNO USA President and CEO Leticia Latino van-Splunteren
  • SBA Communications Director of Network Operations Evelyn Clough
  • T-Mobile SVP of Government Affairs Kathleen O’Brien Ham
  • Verizon Communications SVP of Public Policy and Strategic Alliances Donna Epps

To attend, interested parties can sponsor the event by visiting the event page or contacting WIA’s events team at events@wia.org.

The 2023 Wireless Women’s Luncheon is made possible by generous sponsors, including Premier Sponsor Verizon, and fellow supporters American Tower, AT&T, Capitol Counsel, Crown Castle, Elevate, Ericsson, Extenet, Jenner & Block, Latham & Watkins, NB+C, Qualcomm, SBA, T-Mobile, WBK, Wesco Distribution, and Wiley Rein LLP.


About WIA:

The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) represents the businesses that build, develop, own, and operate the nation’s wireless infrastructure. WIA advocates for the widespread, responsible deployment of wireless infrastructure to enable mobile broadband for communities everywhere.

WIA Foundation

The WIA Foundation is a 501c3 formed to encourage and promote education for the general advancement of mobile telecommunications. Its activities are meant to encourage the establishment of academic and training programs related to mobile communications technology and to aid the progress of mobile telecommunications generally.


The Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF) is a volunteer association for professional women in the wireless communications industry. Through WWLF’s events, members share their expertise, broaden their contacts, and advance their career opportunities. WWLF celebrates the experience of the many successful women in the communications industry.

Media Contact: Marshall Miller | 717-951-0795 | marshall.miller@wia.org