International Women of the Year 8/3-8/9 Weekly Recap

SalientMG’s recap of our highlighted women from the third week (8/3/2020-8/9/2020) 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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Maggie Meade

Managing Partner, Sibling Rivalry 

Maggie comes from a career as an Executive Producer from companies such as Radical media and Droga5, where she won the first Titanium Cannes Lions. She is involved with managing all the work at Sibling from live action, design, animation and post production.

Michelle Urdiales 

Head of Marketing for Latin America at Amazon Web Services

Michelle has experience in marketing, strategic planning and content creation. She also has many years of experience in paid campaigns, search, display ads, and online and offline advertising. At Amazon Web Services (AWS) she is  responsible for driving the success of AWS among startups, developers, small businesses and enterprise audiences across all of Latin America (LATAM). She owns, defines and drives regional marketing plans, budgets, resources, programs and events in the LATAM region.

Siri Srinivas 

Investor at Draper Associates

Siri Srinivas is on the investment team at Draper Associates where she focuses on sourcing and supporting early-stage technology companies. She is particularly interested in fintech and enterprise startups. Siri has worked as an engineer at JP Morgan Chase and as a business journalist at The Guardian.

Virna Sekuj

Strategic Insights Manager at Global Web Index

Virna works across the trends and insights teams, leveraging the wealth of GWI data to help brands make better strategic decisions. She regularly authors off-the-shelf reports, infographics and blogs dissecting the latest consumer trends. 

Sherrell Dorsey

Publisher, The Plug

Sherrell Dorsey is the founder and CEO of The Plug—a subscription-based digital news and insights platform covering the Black innovation economy. Her work has been featured in VICE, The Washington Post, Axios, The Information, and more. Sherrell has been a contributing writer for notable publications like Columbia Journalism Review, Fast Company, Black Enterprise, and others. In 2018, she was named an inspiring woman in tech by CNet.

Dayna Grayson

Co-founder & General Partner at Construct Capital

Dayna Grayson is Co-founder and General Partner of Construct Capital, an early-stage venture firm that invests in extraordinary founders building technology to transform the most foundational industries of our economy. Sectors from manufacturing and supply chain to food and transportation that drive half our economy’s GDP are failing to meet customer expectations. Dayna has been investing in industrial software, automation and consumer services that differentiate using core tech for over a decade. 

Dr. Erinn Tucker

Faculty Director & Associate Professor, Global Hospitality Leadership at Georgetown University

Dr. Erinn Tucker is a thought leader, hospitality industry advocate, professor, speaker and relationship cultivator. She is the co-founder of DMV Black Restaurant Week and creator of platforms that bridge small hospitality businesses to the local resources they need to thrive. Her expertise lies in human resources, event management, diversity and inclusion.

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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