Announcing the AWNewYork 2023 Future is Female Judges

Meet the AWNewYork 2023 Judges!

Meet the extraordinary Future is Female Awards judges for 2023! As integral members of the Advertising Week community and within the industry, these women know what it takes to build and enact change in organizations.

These 37 women will have the honor of choosing this year’s Future is Female shortlist and winners.

Their evaluation will encompass a range of factors, including their leadership and impact on the industry, the group’s diversity, endorsements and captivating stories, in addition to other essential criteria.

AWNewYork 2023 Future is Female Judges

  • Amani Duncan, CEO of Grit & Glory; Former CEO of BBH USA
  • Ann Shoket, CEO, The
  • Bukky Ojeifo, Global Marketing & Branding Consultant
  • Carrie Tropeano, Chief Media Officer, Mekanism
  • Cat Agostinho, Co-Founder, Imagen Insights
  • Christie Allport, Director of Communications, Arts & Letters Creative Co.
  • Dana DiGregorio, Global Managing Director, MESH Experience
  • Danielle Puceta, Executive Vice President, Content & Commerce, Emerald X
  • Elena Delle Donne, WNBA Player (and former MVP)
  • Fiona Carter, CMO, Goldman Sachs
  • Grace Kao, Global Head of Advertising Business Marketing, Spotify
  • Janelle James, Senior VP, Ipsos UU
  • Janet Dell, President, Freeman
  • Jessica Holtz, Co-Head, CAA Basketball
  • Jessica McGlory, Founder and CEO, Guaranteed
  • Karen Germ, VP Marketing, Kerv Interactive
  • Kathleen Saxton, Chief Marketing Officer, Omnicom Group
  • Katie Kempner, Creator and Host “Perspectives with Katie Kempner” & Founder, Kempner Communications
  • Katie Riddle, Chief Creative Officer, MONO
  • Katy Hornaday, Chief Creative Officer, Barkley
  • Kesha McLeod, Owner, KMCME, Visual Architect, Stylist and Author
  • Lynda Clarizio, Co-Founder and General Partner, The 98
  • Marni Schapiro, GM Global Advertising, Afterpay + CashApp
  • Melani Carter, Co-Founder, Brand Partnerships and Business Development, Made for the W
  • Michele Kornett, SVP, Ad Sales, Warner Bros. Discovery
  • Miranda McWeeney, CEO, ListenFirst
  • Mollie Spilman, CRO, Oracle
  • Niani Tolbert, Founder, HIREBLACK
  • Nicole Sabatini, Sr Director Advertising Partner Solutions, Netflix
  • Rebecca Rosengard, SVP Marketing, My Code
  • Rose Yan, Vice President of Marketing, Gold House
  • Samantha Skey, CEO, SHE Media
  • Stephanie Blake, CEO, Skylight
  • Sylvia Zhou, Head of Global Industry Marketing, Meta
  • Thai Randolph, CEO, Harbeat
  • Valerie Beauchamp, Global Head of Agency Development & Marketer Education, LinkedIn