International Women of the Year 7/27-8/2 Weekly Recap

  • by Kreg Lewenza
  • Aug 03, 2020

SalientMG’s recap of our highlighted women from the third week (7/27/2020-8/2/2020) 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, a full year. 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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Cindy Eckert 

CEO at The Pink Ceiling and Sprout Pharmaceuticals 

Cindy is  a self-made serial entrepreneur and vocal advocate for women. Her work today in The Pink Ceiling/Pinkubator continues to break barriers by investing in and mentoring other women to get to her same outcomes. She’s on a mission to make women really rich. You cannot miss Cindy Eckert, everything she touches turns to pink. Over a distinguished 24-year career in healthcare, in only the last 10 she has started and sold two businesses for more than $1.5B.

Kameka Dempsey 

Founder & CEO, KD Leadership Strategies

Kameka is an executive coach, consultant and globally fluent facilitator and learning designer. She partners with business leaders to deliver their business strategy through coaching, off-sites, team/individual development and assessments. She also currently serves as a strategic advisor, facilitator and executive coach at BlackRock. Kameka’s background is as a senior global talent management and leadership development professional focused on driving recruitment, retention and talent development in financial services firms and Fortune 500 companies. She has extensive experience as a strategic advisor to senior leadership on succession planning, talent management strategies, relationships with external organizations, speaking engagements, and analysis of research and metrics for best in class positioning. 

Beth Lynk 

Director of Census Counts Campaign, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

Beth Lynk is a strategist and communications expert in campaigns, crisis communications, and strategic planning with experience working in political, non-profit, and corporate environments. Before joining The Leadership Conference and The Education Fund, Beth was the associate director of federal communications for Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Prior to Planned Parenthood, Beth worked at The Raben Group directing aggressive and disciplined strategies for leading national non-profit organizations, foundations, and companies. 

Claude Silver 

Chief Heart Officer, VaynerMedia

Claude is an emotional optimist, coach, manager, and mentor. She is the first ever Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia. Claude has nearly 20 years of experience at numerous advertising agencies building brands for Fortune 50 companies and parenting with different clients. Her success comes from guiding client relationships, global brand strategies, operations, and management. Claude is driven by an abiding passion for creating spaces in which people can thrive.

Nazzic Keene 


Nazzic is a senior executive with a successful track record of leading professional services and solutions businesses; delivering applications, product development, systems integration and outsourced solutions globally. She has proven operational strength in leading turnaround and roll-up strategies in organizations with almost 30 years of diversified experience in information systems and services, over 22 years of experience in leadership roles and 20 years of experience in executive management. Her specialties include executive leadership and development, IT services, IT solutions, business process services, business transformation, turnaround and integration, and global executive management expertise.

Leslie Feinzalg

Founder & CEO, Female Founders Alliance

Leslie Feinzaig is the Founder & CEO of the Female Founders Alliance, a grassroots network of high-growth startup founders and CEOs dedicated to helping each other succeed. In 2016, when her daughter was 6 months old, Leslie launched Venture Kits – games that develop leadership skills through play. Her one-of-a-kind, inspirational concept quickly garnered critical acclaim and a feature in Today Show Parents. Prior to Venture Kits and FFA, Leslie held product leadership roles in prominent tech companies including Julep, Big Fish Games, and Microsoft. 

Christyl Murray 

Vice President – Firmwide Talent Development, JPMorgan

Christyl has a track record of measurable diversity and inclusion success by driving business results furthermore through strategic D&I priorities. She is an analytical problem solver and conceptual strategist who is experienced in management consulting with a track record for aligning strategic business priorities to critical leadership competencies. Christyl is an adjunct instructor with NYU’s School of Professional Studies Leadership and Human Capital Management.

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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