International Women of the Year 6/1-6/7 Weekly Recap

  • by SalientMG Team
  • Jun 09, 2020

SalientMG’s recap of our highlighted women from the third week (6/1/2020-6/7/2020) 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 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 celebrate #InternationalWomensYear and to ensure we are #EmpoweringVisibility 

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Erika Irish Brown  

Chief Diversity Officer, Goldman Sachs

Erika has a background in primarily investment banking and capital markets. She brings a longtime passion for diversity and inclusion to her current role. Erika has experience in global strategy, recruitment, retention, talent review, planning, and career development.

Black Out Tuesday

SalientMG wanted to recognize and respect the silence on social media on Tuesday; therefore we did not feature a woman as part of our International Women’s Year.  We will still highlight 365 women by March 8th, 2021 as we look to showcase diverse talent and women across industries.

Juleyka Lantigua Williams 

CEO, Lantigua Williams & Co. 

Juleyka creates beautiful experiences in digital audio and film. She is a journalism veteran with 20 years of experience as a writer, reporter, editor, syndicated columnist, book editor/scout, lecturer, and audio producer. Lantigua Williams & Co. produces original shows like Latina to Latina, 70 Million, and Feeling My Flo, and provides tailored consulting and white-label production services for clients that include Macmillan Podcasts, the Phi Beta Kappa Society, WHYY, KQED, and Civil Beat.

Sandhya Simhan  

Director of Marketing & Communication, DeepLearning.AI 

Sandhya is a product junkie, marketer, songwriter, people person, and question asker.  She has been a product and brand manager in a variety of roles across personal care, food, beauty, education, music, gaming, fintech, and the non-profit sector. Sandhya’s specialties include product management, brand management, new product development, innovation pipeline, global brand marketing, and social media.

Mary Ellen Dugan   

Chief Marketing Officer, WP Engine

Mary is a senior marketing executive with 20+ years of experience in strategic marketing, brand building, business development, and advertising. She is an expert in achieving business objectives via targeted marketing programs. Mary has a deep skillset in developing fully integrated global campaigns.

Kunur Patel   

Industry Manager- CPG, Twitter

Kunur Patel is currently a Twitter Sr Client Partner for Top 50 National CPG Advertisers. Before Twitter, she was the first Brand Strategist at the social software startup Percolate, where she consulted B2C and B2B brands on creating content systems powered by technology, including ABI global brands in Brazil and Germany as well as General Electric globally.

Kunur has presented at conferences hosted by the Association of National Advertisers, the Mobile Marketing Association, and Ad Age conferences in New York, San Francisco, and London. Her specialties include mobile, marketing, apps, ad networks, location-based services, e-commerce, technology, reporting and writing, website management, speaking, and analytics. 

Anne Ahola Ward 

Co-Founder & CEO, Circle Click  

Anne Ahola Ward is the Chief Executive Officer at CircleClick Media. Dubbed “The Mother of Startups” by CNN, Ward is an entrepreneur, futurist, and published O’Reilly author. Ward has more recently led the way for advances in blockchain technology. She was the first woman to complete an STO under the ERC 884 standard. Anne is best known for her strategic growth science capabilities for many successful startups. 

Anne was named one of Entrepreneur’s “27 Top Masters of Marketing That Everyone Can Learn From” in 2014, and “Top 50 Inspirational Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017.” She has worked with brands and celebrities such as Heroku, Twilio, Inc. Magazine, Samsung, Apple, HP, Farmer’s Insurance, JG Wentworth, UploadVR, Dr. Phil McGraw (Path to Recovery), A&E Intervention’s Ken Seeley, and Rikki Rockett from Poison. 

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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