International Women of the Year 4/20-4/26 Weekly Recap

  • by SalientMG Team
  • Apr 28, 2020

SalientMG’s recap of our highlighted women from (4/20/2020-4/26/2020) 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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Barbara Pamplin

Author & Co-Founder, Beautiful. Powerful. Love

Barbara has written a memoir/self-help book that looks through the lens of family dynamics, personal narrative-making, and the legacy of slavery and institutional racism to examine the core beliefs that took a toll on her heart and how she is transforming those beliefs. She offers personal practices that guide us through self-reflection, perspective-taking, and celebration.

On top of being an author, Barbara has an extensive background in innovative marketing at top-notch companies such as Microsoft, YMCA, Unilever, and more.  She has experience in marketing efforts through centralizing and expanding the marketing department, replacing legacy marketing technology, transforming internal processes, and championing data-driven decision making. She has also developed mobile marketing training, process, and tools as well as consulting on critical projects for the company.

Jessica Doyle

VP, Communication & Engagement Marketing, Etsy 

Jessica is an accomplished strategic communicator, amplifying executive, corporate, and brand image in creative, Fortune 500 environments, and tech cultures. She is a recognized leader with two decades of media relations, broadcast, digital and print journalism experience covering commerce, hospitality, technology, luxury, finance, and consumer trends. 

Jessica develops successful communications campaigns and stakeholder engagement for product, partnership, and benefit launches, highlighting “innovator” and “disruptor” storylines. She is an adviser to senior leaders in high-pressure circumstances such as executive transitions, strategic alternatives, mergers, and integration. Jessica is an effective manager of crises in a crisis-prone industry, including data breach messaging and public notifications. 

Lara O’Reilly 

Senior Correspondent, Digiday 

Lara is an award-winning journalist covering the media, marketing, and tech industries. She was previously a media and marketing reporter at The Wall Street Journal and wrote the paper’s CMO Today newsletter. Lara has also worked as a reporter, editor, and executive producer at publications including Yahoo Finance, Business Insider, and Marketing Week. 

Lara was named “Digital Journalist of the Year” by the London Press Club in 2016 and was one of MHP’s “30 Under 30 to Watch” in 2014.

Erica Irvin 

VP, Commercial Law, AdTalem

Erica is a business operations strategist who leverages legal remedies into innovative business solutions. She has more than 15 years of varied in-house experience, with both publicly traded and privately held companies, as well as law firm experience. Erica also brings a wealth of knowledge in the commercial corporate arena, having worked extensively with a wide range of complex legal, strategic, and operational issues in various business settings.

Sandy Girard

Co-Founder/ Chief Content Officer, Spkr. 

Sandy is a media executive with over 15 years of experience in media, content and talent development, strategy, and marketing experience. She is a cross-disciplined and forward-thinking creator who commands the full spectrum of integrated content marketing strategies and has a successful track record of execution of high profile and innovative content. 

Sandy is a savvy relationship builder and skilled negotiator, she excels in conceptualizing, presenting, and launching first-class content with industry-leading names and brands.

Alexandra Lang

Global Director, Mobile Product Marketing and Strategy, American Express

Alexandra has over 10 years of experience in a variety of companies but has spent her last 7 years at American Express.  She has a background in product marketing, product development, and product management. 

Betsy Novak

VP, Business Development & Partnerships, Promethean TV

Betsy is a unique, proven sales leader with a demonstrated history of building advertising sales teams and businesses.

Throughout her career in New York City, Chicago, and LA, Betsy has been laser-focused on creating and executing campaigns with excellence, and as a result, she has built and sustained robust client relationships across the top advertising verticals.

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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