McLaughlin leads a team of more than 5,000 employees in and around the nation’s capital. Among recent highlights, she helped coordinate and sign the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Statement of Support, pledging the Beltway Region’s commitment to support service members and their families, as well as helped form a partnership with the Military Spouse Employment Partnership. She’s committed to challenging employees at all levels to invest in themselves and enable them to not only understand how they can contribute to the organization’s success, but also feel pride in working for Comcast. She admires Malala Yousafzai. “Even after being a victim of a violent attack, she continues to dedicate her life to giving every girl an opportunity to achieve a future she chooses,” she says.
What’s a recent example of a step forward for women in the media industry?
A proud and memorable moment for women in the media industry and everywhere to witness was when Hoda Kotb joined Savannah Guthrie to become the first female hosts to lead “Today.”
Who is an inspirational woman you admire, and why?
I admire Malala Yousafzai as an advocate for education and equality for all women and the youngest-ever Nobel laureate. Even after being a victim of a violent attack, she continues to dedicate her life to giving every girl an opportunity to achieve a future she chooses.