Events Calendar

FEB 16

Night of Networking

Registration for this event is now closed. If you have any questions, or would like to me placed on the wait list, please email

Join us for a casual networking event at PS450 and enjoy conversation, cocktails, and complimentary tapas. 



450 Park Ave S

New York, New York


6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

FEB 23

Advertising Working Mothers of the Year Awards 2016

Join AWNY as we celebrate the 2016 Advertising Working Mothers of the Year at our awards luncheon. 

This annual award is given to women who have achieved outstanding business results in the past two years while also serving as strong role models or mentors at work, at home, and within their communities. 

Don't miss the chance to be inspired by our industry's best and brightest and learn their secrets to making it work. 

Cindi Berger, Co-Chairman & CEO, PMKBNC
Kasha Cacy, President, UM US
Eileen Carty, Executive Vice President, Brand Partnerships, POPSUGAR
Denise Colella, SVP, Advertising Products & Strategy, NBCUniversal
Juliet Corsinita, VP, Media and Brand Partnerships, Taco Bell Corp
Katrina Cukaj, EVP, Portfolio Sales & Client Partnerships, Turner Ad Sales
Elizabeth Devlin, Brand Strategy, Twitter
Nicole Dorrler, VP Marketing, Truth Initiative 
Sidney Falken, Chief Branding Officer, Hanes
Ana Maldonado de Ceppi, VP, Business Development, Univision Communications
Nicole Morgan, VP, Group Director, Communications Planning,Dentsu Aegis Network
Jennifer Renna, Marketing Director, McDonald's Corporation
Ingrid Otero-Smart, President & CEO, Casanova Pendrill
Leslie Sims, Chief Creative Officer, Y&R New York
Mollie Spilman, Chief Revenue Officer, Criteo
Kavita Vazirani, SVP, Media & Strategy Sciences, Comcast Cable
Katherine Wintsch, Founder & CEO, The Mom Complex

Adweek is our 2016 official Media Partner for this event and will be creating a special section to celebrate the honorees. If you would like to create and ad for this section, please contact or you can call him directly: 212-493-4157.


Cipriani 42nd St.

110 East 42nd Street

New York, New York 10017


11:30 am — 2:00 pm


Member Tickets: $275 / Guest Tickets: $375 / Table of 10: $3750

No refunds after Friday, January 22, 2016

Presenting Sponsor

MAR 09

Young Executives Panel: Finding a Career in Programmatic

Programmatic: What is it? What skills do you need in order to stay ahead in an area that is constantly changing? How can you begin a career in ad tech and what can you expect from one? Hosted by AWNY’s Young Executives Committee, this panel will focus on career development in the programmatic space.

Join us for this intimate discussion and hear how programmatic has influenced our tenured panelists’ paths, ask your own questions and network with your peers.


Cori Fernandez, Sales Director, TubeMogul 

Judith Hammerman, VP, National Sales, Connexity 
Martine Kalaw, Director, Learning & Development, Xaxis 
Melissa Cavaleri Miller, Associate Director of Media Strategy & Operations, Centro
Aruna Paramasivam, Senior Director, Data and Tech, Partnerships,MediaMath
Chris Ryan, National Director of Sales and Programmatic, Business Insider
Mauricio Sabogal, Global CEO, Kinetic 



1441 Broadway, 18th Floor

New York, New York


6:00 pm — 8:00 pm


Member Tickets: $25 / Guest Tickets: $35

No refunds after Wednesday, February 24, 2016

MAR 19

2016 Reboot, Recharge, Renew: A Blueprint to a Better You

The AWNY Multicultural Alliance Presents: A Saturday Session

2016 Reboot, Recharge, Renew: A Blueprint to a Better You

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM
Welcome - AWNY Multicultural Alliance
Event Host Opening Remarks 

9:10 AM – 9:20 AM
Warm Up with Cassandra Nuamah, 
Kukuwa African Dance & Fitness

9:20 AM – 9:40 AM
The Importance of Passion
9:40 AM – 9:50AM
Q&A Session 

9:50 AM – 10:35 AM 
Session I 
How to Strategically Build your Personal Blueprint
Michele Thornton, SVP, Centric TV

10:35 AM – 11:20 AM
Select one of two concurrent 
finance-focused sessions tentatively discussing the topics: 

Investing in Women: Our Financial Future Depends on it

How to Strategically Manage a P&L for 

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM
How to Stay Relevant in the Digital & Multicultural Economy 
Rosa Alonso, Director of Digital Innovation & Strategy, d’Exposito & Partners 
Teneshia Jackson Warner, CEO, Egami Consulting
 11:50 AM - 12:00 PM
Q&A Session

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Select one of the two concurrent 
relationship-focused sessions offered below:
Session III, Option A
Farnoosh Torabi, Personal Financial Expert & Bestselling Author of “When She Makes More” & Host of So Money podcast & CNBC Follow the Leader

Session III, Option B
Work/Life Integration
Kathleen Diamantakis, Co-Chief Strategy Officer, KBS+
Jill Kelly, Chief Communications Officer, Digitas 
Yin Woon Rani, VP Integrated Marketing, Campbell Soup Company

1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
Select one of the two concurrent health-focused sessions offered below:
Session IV, Option A
Health Planning 101
Dr. Anna Lowell, Resident Family Medicine, Beth Israel 

Session IV, Option B
Getting Unstuck...Moving to Your What's Next!
Dr. Janet Taylor, Community Psychiatrist & AARP Life Re-Imagined Coach 

2:30 PM – 2:45PM 
Share & Compare

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM 
African Dance with Cassandra Nuamah of Kukuwa African Dance & Fitness

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM



160 Varick Street

New York, New York


8:15 am — 4:00 pm


Member Tickets: $75 / Guest Tickets: $100

No refunds after Friday, March 04, 2016

In-Kind Lunch Sponsor

In-Kind Breakfast Sponsor

In-Kind Host & Sponsor

APR 07

2016 Changing the Game Awards

AWNY's Changing the Game Awards recognize women within the industry who are true catalysts of innovation -- fearlessly making bold moves and reinventing the rules of marketing to transform their brands, their organizations, and those of their clients. Join us as we recognize these women, learn about their achievements and become inspired by how their journeys might affect your career path.



Brainwave: Changing the Way a Brand or Product is Marketed

Farrah Bezner, Marketing Director, Halls & Candy NA, Mondelez International

Kathleen Hall, CVP Global Advertising & Media, Microsoft

Adrienne Lofton - SVP, Global Brand Marketing, Under Armour

Roxanne Taylor, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Accenture

Paradigm Shift: Changing the Way a Customer Segment or Target Audience is Approached

Melissa Goidel, Chief Revenue Officer, Refinery29

Anna Griffin, Senior Vice President, CA Technologies

Katie Klumper, President of Business Leadership, KBS+

Kari Kowalski, Marketing Media Manager, Pizza Hut

Mari Kim Novak, Chief Marketing Officer, Rubicon Project

Quantum Leap: Changing the Way an Organization is Aligned to Pro-Actively Meet New Challenges

Christina Beaumier, Senior Vice President, Xaxis

Linda Fitzsimmons, EVP, Managing Director, Zenith Media

Karen Kaiser, VP, Advertising, Domino's

Suzanne Powers, Chief Strategy Officer, McCann Worldgroup

Shenan Reed, President Digital, North America, MEC

No Apologies: Creating Whole New Business Models, Industries, or Marketplace Opportunities

Bettina Hein, Founder & CEO, Pixability

Katharine Zaleski & Milena Berry, President & CEO, Co-Founders, PowerToFly

Amy Jain & Daniella Yacobovsky , Co-Founders, BaubleBar

Gina Waldhorn, Co-Founder & COO, Evol8tion

If you would like to create an ad to celebrate an honoree in Adweek's special section, please contact or you can call him directly: 212-493-4157.

*Please use the Promo Code CTGA10 to receive an Early Bird discount of 10% off until March 1, 2016.* 


Gotham Hall

1356 Broadway

New York, New York 10018


11:30 am — 2:00 pm


Breakfast Panel: $0 / Member Tickets: $275 / Guest Tickets: $375 / Table of 10: $3750

No refunds after Monday, March 07, 2016

Presenting Sponsor