International Women of the Year 7/6-7/12 Weekly Recap

SalientMG’s recap of our highlighted women from the third week (7/6/2020-7/12/2020) of our International Women’s Year campaign. 

In case you missed it here is our weekly recap of last week’s women! 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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Peggy Anne Salz

Journalist, Researcher, Analyst, Writer Forbes & Harvard Business Review & Lead Analyst, Mobile Groove

Peggy has grown her company to become a top 50 ranked destination providing analysis, custom research and strategic content marketing to the global mobile industry, and mentoring and consulting to tech startups.

She is a frequent Forbes contributor and a guest columnist for a variety of leading media outlets, where she shares her insights on mobile marketing, mobile apps, customer engagement and business innovation. Peggy has written hundreds of articles, dozens of white papers, and authored nine books about mobile, both as a lead author and in partnership with global companies including Gemalto, InMobi, SAP Mobile Services and the Mobile Marketing Association.

Ana Milicevic

Principal & Co-Founder, Sparrow Digital Holdings

Ana is an entrepreneur, media executive, and digital technology innovator. Prior to starting Sparrow she established Signal’s Global Strategic Consulting group and helped Fortune 500 customers adopt advanced and predictive analytics across their marketing, ad ops, and digital content business units at software giant SAS. Her consulting portfolio includes executing digital initiatives in 50+ countries and advising companies on go-to-market strategies in North America, LATAM, APAC and EMEA.

Malene Barnett

Founder, Black Artists & Design Guild

Malene started her design career in the rug industry before creating her own line of bespoke carpets in 2009. Since then, her company, Malene B, has grown to include her painting and ceramics. Her recent work in clay led to an artist-in-residence program at Greenwich House Pottery, where she created hand-built vessels inspired by mud-house designs in West Africa. She is an artist, activist, and authority on the cultural traditions and practices of art in the African diaspora and how it translates into her vision of the modern black experience.

Jordan Crook

Managing Editor, TechCrunch

Jordan writes about internet culture, social networks, and consumer-facing technology. Jordan leads programming on TechCrunch’s flagship event, the world-renowned Disrupt Conference. You may recognize her from her appearances hosting that event and moderating panels and fireside chats. She also has written for publications such as Mobile Marketer and MobileBurn.

Aileen Lee

Founder & Managing Partner, Cowboy Venture

Aileen is a U.S. seed investor and venture capital investor. She coined the often-used Silicon Valley term “unicorn” in TechCrunch article, “Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning from Billion-Dollar Startups” as profiled in The New York Times. A unicorn is generally defined as a privately held startup that has a $1 billion valuation or more – something rare (like a unicorn). Cowboy Ventures is one of the first female-led venture capital firms. Over the past six years, Cowboy Ventures has received three large funds, the most recent reaching $95 million.

Pariss Athena

Creator, #BlackTechTwitter & Founder, Black Tech Pipeline

Pariss created the Black Tech Pipeline newsletter which focuses on the existing Black community in Tech. It brings exposure, resources, and opportunities to Black technologists. Pariss began her career as a front-end developer after graduating from Resilient Coders. She works for G2i as a hiring and platform member- vetting engineers as an engineer, and taking lead on social media marketing efforts.

Catherine Davis

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Feeding America

Catherine is a results driven marketing and communications leader who builds brands and creates innovative new models to drive top line revenue growth. She has experience in CPG, retail, financial, luxury, non-profit, and online businesses. Catherine has demonstrated success in leading transformative marketing initiatives and developing and integrating digital strategies.

Catherine was chosen as one of Advertising Age’s Women to Watch 2018, Advertising Age’s 2015 Media Mavens, Adweek’s 2014 Media All-Stars, and Forbes‘ 100 Must-Follow Marketing Minds to Follow on Twitter. 

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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