International Women of the Year 4/13-4/19 Weekly Recap

  • by SalientMG Team
  • Apr 20, 2020

SalientMG’s recap of our highlighted women from (4/13/2020-4/19/2020) of our International Women’s Year campaign. 

In case you missed it! On International Women’s Day, SalientMG launched our International Women’s Day, 365 campaign. At the center of this initiative is a daily spotlight, via our social channels, on a remarkable woman leader, entrepreneur or rising star across marketing, advertising, technology, etc. Here is a quick recap.

This past week, SalientMG highlighted seven trailblazing women. In case you missed one of our posts, here’s a recap. Please follow and engage with us on our social channels to see the recap and celebrate #InternationalWomensYear and to ensure we are #EmpoweringVisibility 

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Marla Blow

SVP of Social Impact North America, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

Marla has a background of building strategies, partnerships and programs that help advance her company, promote financial security, make economic development more inclusive, support the economic mobility of workers and leverage the power of data for good. She has nearly a decade of experience in entrepreneurship and financial inclusion work. 

Marla serves on the Board of, LIFT-DC, FinRegLab, and previously served on the Board of FactorTrust, a provider of underbanked consumer data. She won the EY Mid Atlantic Emerging Company Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2018 and has been listed as one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business.  She is a Henry Crown Fellow as part of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. 

Nuria Santamaria Wolfe

Co-Founder, Ecantos  

Nuria is a brand executive and entrepreneur with fifteen years of experience building brands and businesses at the intersection of media and technology.  Cross-industry leadership experience in Brand Development & Strategy, Content Development & Distribution, Retail & Direct-to-Consumer Strategy, Business Development & Brand Partnerships, Multicultural Audiences & Marketing and Emerging Technology & Trends.

She has recognitions include Ad Age (Woman to Watch 2014), Digital Diversity Network (40 Under 40 Silicon Valley 2015), Walker’s Legacy (Power50 Woman 2016), The Alumni Society (Entrepreneur 2018), Emmy-nomination for Outstanding Short Format Children’s Program’ 2019 for Canticos. 

Ellen McGirt

Senior Editor, Fortune Magazine 

Ellen is an award-winning business journalist specializing in long form profiles. She also covers race, culture and leadership for Fortune in a daily column called raceAhead. Ellen has worked closely with two lead author-researchers to produce Your First Leadership Job: How Catalyst Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others, published by Wiley. Formatted, outlined, ghost wrote and edited the 300-page book. Worked extensively with authors to shape copy, translated independent research into accessible content, conducted in-depth interviews with new leaders, generated and incorporated social media content.

Julia Alexander 

Chief Product Officer, ExecOnline, Inc. 

Julia has digital experience, product management, content, analytics, course operations, social communities and partnerships. She is also on the Founding team at ExecOnline.

She has a passion for data-driven decision making, innovative content delivery channels, and superior client service.

Masha Sharma

Co-Founder, RealAtom

Masha has 20 years of professional experience in management, consulting, system development, user experience, data integration, technology, and program management.  She specializes in entrepreneurship, lean startup strategy, big data, machine learning, mobile, agile coaching, digital media, innovative products, team building, B2B and B2C marketing (ASO, SEM, SEO, in-app marketing, ad networks), traffic monetization, online user experience, growth hacking. 

She is a member of the Forbes Technology Council where she shares her expertise in information technology, product development, and startups. 

Joyce Shen

Investment Director & Operating Partner, Tenfore Holdings 

Joyce is a business leader, venture capitalist, board director, and educator with broad and extensive experience in enterprise technology and data industries. She focuses on commercializing and scaling emerging businesses and innovation for startups and global companies. She is also a published author, public speaker, and entrepreneur. Her recent books include From Talking to Doing: A Short Guide to Corporate Innovation Success and The Promises and Limitations of Blockchain.

Joyce invests in enterprise software, big data, AI, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. She is also an adjunct faculty of data science at UC Berkeley where she teaches applications of machine learning and AI in product development and innovation. She previously guest lectured on blockchain and innovation at the University of Oxford.

Dani Cushion

Chief Marketing Officer, Carlytics, Inc. 

Dani has more than 20 years of experience in global brand and agency marketing roles. She has experience running brand marketing, research, events, communications, and product marketing at mobile ad platform and global marketing and communications. 

Dani began her career in sports marketing & media at Major League Soccer, Swiss-based ISL, and Omnicom agency Millsport / The Marketing Arm. 

Come back next week to read another recap other remarkable woman leaders, entrepreneurs, and rising stars from our International Woman’s Year – Read More Here.


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