Digital Hollywood Fall
October 19th - 22nd, 2015
Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey, California
Join Alliance for Women in Media SoCal (AWM SoCal) at the Digital Hollywood Women’s Summit Celebration Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey.
AWM SoCal Wednesday, October 21 schedule of events – Women’s Summit:
2:15pm - 3:30pm The Women's Creativity Workshops -
The Admiralty Room:
AWM SoCal presents "The Powerful Female Consumer Demographic and How It Influences Digital Media--Breaking Stereotypes and Clichés to Deliver Better Content." Digital Hollywood admission ticket is required.
Alex Cohen, Co-host 89.3 FM KPCC
Alex Cohen is co-host of the daily public radio show "Take Two" on 89.3 FM KPCC (the nation’s most listened to NPR station). Before joining KPCC, Alex was a host and reporter for NPR's "Day to Day." You may have also heard her on NPR's "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered" as well as American Public Media's "Marketplace" and "Weekend America." Prior to that, she was the L.A. Bureau Chief for KQED FM in San Francisco. She has won various journalistic awards including the LA Press Club’s Best Radio Anchor prize.
As her roller derby alter-ego, Axles of Evil, Cohen made a cameo appearance and served as the trainer and choreographer for the Drew Barrymore derby film "Whip It." She is also the co-author of the book "Down and Derby: The Insider's Guide to Roller Derby."
Michele Edelman, EVP of Marketing & Communications - Vubiquity
Marta Ferro, CEO of Pink51 and President of Starfish Impact
Nicole Smith, VP of Brand New Media US
Ashkan Sobhe, CEO and Founder of ITC - Digital Marketing Agency
Georgii Speakman, Founder of "The People Series," previously Director of Business Development for IZEA
Click here for speaker bios.
5:00pm - 6:00pm AWM SoCal Annual Member's Only Meeting -
The membership meeting is free for AWM SoCal members to attend. You do not need a Digital Hollywood ticket for admission. AWM SoCal members, please register via this page to confirm your attendance.
6:15pm - 8:30pm "Salute to Excellence" -
Salon II (open to all attendees):
Following the meeting, join AWM SoCal for its "Salute to Excellence" during the Women's Summit Celebration at 6:15pm. Free for AWM SoCal members and friends. A Digital Hollywood ticket is not required for this event.
Tish Ciravolo, President and Founder of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars
The past fifteen years has brought Daisy Rock Girl Guitars Founder and President, Tish Ciravolo, museum inductions, awards, motivational speeches to millions of girls, billions of media impressions touting the girl guitar revolution, the world’s first girl guitar/bass instructional books/CDs/DVDs, and appearances in Guitar Hero®/Band Hero™ games. To this day, Daisy Rock Girl Guitars is still the ONLY Girl Guitar Company in the world!
Ciravolo has also propelled the girls’ rock empowerment message far beyond the music industry through licensing partnerships—on top of rocking stages all over the country in her punk rock band, Sassafrass and most importantly, being a mother of two.
Ciravolo’s insight and expertise on girl guitars and female empowerment has made her a sought-after speaker at numerous conferences like Ted Talks, Musicians Institute, NAMM, Colleges, High Schools and frequent contributor on national and international media outlets including USA TODAY, People, Time, Newsweek, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, FOX, VH1, the Premier Radio Network, BBC Radio, and the Associated Press.
Ciravolo created her own dream career and is now on a mission to empower everyone to find their passion.
LaFern Cusack, Host/Sr. Producer, ESPN LA/PromaxBDA
Lisa Foxx, iHeart Radio Personality
California native...in radio for 25+ years ;0 from college radio in Northern California, to interning/working in promotions and then on air at stations in Salinas, San Jose, San Francisco and in LA since the '90's...where I DEF had a blast doing afternoons with my pal Ryan Seacrest on Star 98.7-LA for 7 years...now you can hear me on 104.3MYfm-Los Angeles w/my incredible radio family & weekends on our sister station Star 101.3-San Francisco...when not in the studio...I like to dabble in freelance talent/music booking & music supervising...trying to sell a few TV shows & change the world one cocktail at a time ;) Also a restaurateur and FOODIE/wine gal (investor/partner in Rock & Reilly's Irish Pub, Pearl's Rooftop Bar on Sunset Blvd in West Hollywood-come see us!) ;) LUV hockey, baseball, the 49ers, power walking, men who don't lie, animals, laughing AND meeting amazingly passionate & dedicated people through some GREAT charities...
Mary Beth Garber, EVP/Marketing Strategy, Katz Radio Group
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