Hasty is the voice of Comcast to its business customers, leading the brand across the SMB, mid-market and enterprise segments nationwide. This year, she checked leading the design and launch of online ordering and automation for SMB ordering of internet service for Comcast Business off of her long to-do list. Hasty also serves as a mentor for the Comcast NBCU LIFT Labs Accelerator Powered by Techstars. “I think one thing that would make a great impact on our industry is to have more unconscious gender bias training programs,” she says.
What specifically does your company do to support and elevate the women who work there?
Comcast has a very strong and active women’s network along with a number of mentoring circles for women. Additionally, the company has advocates at every level supporting women and their careers.
How can the industry do a better job of recruiting women and ensuring they have a path to senior positions?
I think one thing that would make a great impact on our industry is to have more unconscious gender bias training programs.
What advice would you give your 13-year-old self?
I look back at that time and wish I would have not taken myself so seriously.