International Women of the Year 5/4-5/10 Weekly Recap

  • by SalientMG Team
  • May 11, 2020

SalientMG’s recap of our highlighted women from the third week (5/4/2020-5/10/2020) 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. 

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 celebrate #InternationalWomensYear and to ensure we are #EmpoweringVisibility

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Kay Prince

Digital Marketing Manager, SalientMG

Kay is an innovative marketer with more than six years of experience on in-house and agency teams. She is skilled in digital marketing and advertising, website design, HTML, content development and marketing analytics. 

Kay has won numerous business awards and competitions over the past 10 years and is passionate about creating impact and growing my skills, knowledge and expertise. 

Gina Grillo

President & CEO, The Advertising Club New York

Gina leads The AD Club team and over 5,000 members with access to a network of thought leaders; the fuel for creativity; progress toward greater diversity and inclusion; and the best training for professional development.

She has 20+ years at The AD Club, and has transformed the Club into the voice of the modern ad industry which, in turn, shaped the conversation around diversity of thought, start-up innovation, support of Young Professionals, cultivated the importance of bravery in advertising, and has become a platform to the entire advertising, marketing and media community in New York. 

Gina is a force to be reckoned with – she oversees the International ANDY Awards and is on the NYC Virtual Enterprise Advisory Board. She is a Founding Member of the ADCOLOR Industry Coalition and serves on their Board of Directors, she is also a member of Advertising Week’s Board of Directors, both of which focuses on strengthening the industry and advocates diversity retention and driving business forward for the entire advertising and marketing industries.

Gina also works closely with the prestigious industry leaders who comprise The AD Club’s Board of Directors to support the Club’s mission to move the advertising industry forward.

Ann-Marie Alcantara  

Reporter, Wall Street Journal

Ann-Marie focuses on covering experience in the B2B and B2C world. Her work has appeared in Adweek, The New York Times, The Lily, Inman News, SF Sounds, Hoodline, Fast Company, The Bold Italic, Bustle, BuzzFeed, and Mashable. 

Minerva Tantoco 

Board Member, Vital Vio

Minerva is focused on applied innovation, and creating and implementing future-facing tech strategies that turn business strategy into reality.

Tantoco served as New York City’s first-ever Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Appointed in 2014, she directed the Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation. Tantoco launched groundbreaking initiatives in smart city policy and government tech, such as LinkNYC, CSforAll, Neighborhoods.NYC, the first-ever IoT Guidelines for New York City, and NYC’s Smart+Equitable City Strategy. Based on her efforts, New York City was named “2016 Best Smart City” at the Global Smart City Awards.

At Merrill Lynch and UBS, Tantoco’s mobile technology projects earned recognition from Wall Street & Tech magazine and the CIO Innovation Award.

Tantoco is passionate about Tech for Good, and Inclusion in Tech, and is currently an entrepreneur and investor, a frequent speaker on artificial intelligence, internet of things, and fintech topics.

Sean Merriweather

VP, Product Marketing, Publicis Media  

Sean is a dedicated advertising and marketing executive and advocate of cross-platform and emerging media solutions for media and entertainment companies.  She offers extensive expertise as a media strategist, utilizing qualitative and quantitative data to craft stories and develop solid business plans to enhance sales growth and market exposure. 

Sean’s background spans marketing and advertising strategy, sales development, analytics, research, and insights for a broad range of media outlets and platforms, including TV (linear, VOD, OTT, iTV/advanced TV), online and mobile digital media (display, search, video, ad tech), and social media.

Kerry Nagle

Chief Operating Officer, East Daley Capital

Kerry has 5+ years of orchestrating business transformations, establishing operational excellence, championing corporate development initiatives, and building teams, cultures, and infrastructures that produce results.

She is a data-driven, analytical COO and change agent with a strategic view of people as the most valuable corporate asset to drive strategy and execute on company vision, goals, and KPIs. Visionary, passionate strategist and execution tactician with proven success in translating corporate strategy into operational and financial success for diverse sectors including MarTech, EdTech, FinTech, and Energy. True business partner trusted by co founders, board members, CEOs, and C-suite team members to lead and participate in company’s most valued and highly confidential initiatives. Proactive, hard-charging leader known for building and engaging teams of subject matter experts throughout growth stage,, M&A, IPO, and turnaround initiatives.

Ashley Dellavalle-Jung 

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Stella Valle

Ashley Jung and her sister Paige Dellavalle, Co-Founders and Designers of Stella Valle, are business partners. Both attended the United States Military Academy. Once their active duty was complete, the duo launched the collection for retail with Henri Bendel and Bloomingdale’s buying the line.

For funding, they took their story to Hollywood via ABC’s hit TV show “Shark Tank.” Their segment aired in May 2013 during the show’s Season Four Finale, unveiling that the sisters landed Lori Greiner and Mark Cuban as their investors and business partners. After partnering with Lori Greiner, the Stella Valle sisters and Greiner designed a stylish, but affordable jewelry line called Women Warriors by Stella Valle.

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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