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Kim Martin has been an icon for me for most of my years in the media industry. After years heading up affiliate sales at Discovery, helming WE tv, then brand marketing at Meredith Publications, Kim has followed her own advice to follow one's dream with her Ascendancy Group, an executive coaching service for women in media and entertainment careers. Now this winner of more accolades than anyone else I know in our industry -- from Wonder Women to The Hollywood Reporter's Top 30 in Reality TV -- is sharing insights and very specific suggestions for career advancement via this podcast, Episode 31 of Insider InSites.
The day after the hearing in which Dr. Christine Blasey Ford recounted a high school assault, reportedly at the hands of the man who would become the next Supreme Court Justice, I attended the #SheIsEqual Summit. Taking place during U.N. General Assembly Week, the event was co-hosted by Global Citizen, P&G; and the ANA #SeeHer initiative to accelerate gender equality. It was an uplifting day for the private sector and the entertainment community to engage in public policy.
Earlier this month Ad Age and She Runs It honored the Women to Watch class of 2018 -- proven thought leaders and catalysts in the transformation of media, marketing and advertising. These visionaries have honed their voices to embrace leadership that shapes culture, empowers storytelling, encourages risk taking and ensures team building. They are role models, uniquely influential in their abilities to concurrently drive business results and social progress.