Announcing the Advertising Week New York 2022 Future is Female Shortlist

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The Advertising Week New York 2022 Future is Female shortlist has arrived! With a record-breaking number of applicants this year, the judges had the hard task of narrowing it down to this list of 25 finalists for the Future is Female Awards, presented by Warner Bros. Discovery.

Our panel of expert judges has selected a shortlist which is diverse in job role, age and background, and all those chosen share exceptional qualities that make them trailblazers defining the future of our industry.

Winners will be revealed at the Future is Female Awards ceremony, which takes place during Advertising Week New York on the evening of October 17.

The 2022 Future is Female Shortlist for Advertising Week New York is:

  • Anastasia Leng, CEO & Founder, CreativeX
  • Deepti Velury, Chief Operating Officer, Chief People Officer, Global Head of Technology, Tag WW
  • Denise Vitola, VP, Brand Integration, PR, Social & Influencer, Bayer North America
  • Emily Silver, Vice President, Innovation & Capabilities, PepsiCo Beverages North America
  • Isabel Rafferty, Co-Founder & CEO, Canela Media
  • Katie Klumper, CEO & Founder + Managing Director, Black Glass
  • Keely Cat-Wells, Entrepreneur & Disability Activist, C Talent @ Whalar
  • Keisha Wright, VP, Integrated Marketing, THINK450, Partnership & Innovation Engine of the National Basketball Players Association, THINK450/National Basketball Players Association
  • Kelly Leach, SVP, Managing Partner, Business Solutions, Horizon Media
  • Latoya Clemens, Director, Multicultural & Inclusive Sales, Paramount
  • Laura Jones, Chief Marketing Officer, Instacart
  • Lisa Stockmon, Chief Marketing Officer, Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Melanie Williams, SVP, Head of Strategy, Quantasy
  • Michelle Crossan-Matos, CMO, Samsung Electronics America
  • Pallavi Janiani, Senior Analyst, Measurement Solutions, Ovative Group
  • Rachel Lowenstein, Global Head of Inclusive Innovation, Mindshare
  • Remi Kent, Chief Marketing Officer, Progressive Insurance
  • Sam Greenberg, VP, Talent Revenue Strategy, WWE
  • Samira Ansari, Chief Creative Officer, Deutsch NY
  • Simmy Bhargava, Director, dentsu good
  • Shantae Howell, Director of Acast Creative, The Americas, Acast
  • Sofia Laurell, Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Tiny Organics
  • Stephanie Geno, Chief Marketing Officer, Innovid
  • Theda Sandiford, SVP, Digital Marketing & Commerce, Def Jam Recordings / Universal Music Group
  • Valentina Ciobanu, VP, Personal Care Innovation, Unilever