Turner Women

Vision:
Turner Women is a diverse and collaborative community of women dedicated to encouraging, empowering and equipping female employees to achieve their full career potential and grow Turner’s competitive edge.

Mission:
Define, address and remove any current potential headwinds – obstacles that women at Turner may face at the varying stages of their careers.
• Unconscious bias
• Traditional male leadership constructs
• Need for accountability in broadening talent pools
• Perfectionism and fear of risk-taking

Leadership Board:
(ATL) Laura Dames: EVP & GM of Turner Studios : Current Chairwoman
(ATL) Jennifer Dorian: EVP of Turner Portfolio 360 Brand Strategy and GM of TCM & Filmstruck : Chair Elect
(ATL) Heather Baldino: SVP of Brand Marketing Distribution, Turner Content Distribution : Chair Advisor
(ATL) Sandy Padula: SVP, Research : Communications Chair
(ATL) Michele Hylton: Assistant General Counsel, Turner Legal: Communications Chair Elect
(ATL) Christina Alejandre: GM of E-League : Programming Chair
(ATL) Ramonica Harton: Sr. Director of Brand Distribution, Turner Content Distribution : Programming Chair Elect
(ATL) Dawn Simonton: VP, Network Partnerships : Strategic Alliances Chair
(ATL) Lisa Griffin: VP of Entertainment Finance : Strategic Alliances Chair Elect
(ATL) Julie Dunn: VP of Brand Distribution, Turner Content Distribution : Onboarding Chair
(TBD) Onboarding Chair Elect
(ATL) Valerie Immele: SVP of Business Development, Turner Sports: Mentoring Chair
(ATL) Tracy Barash: VP of Global Franchise Management, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim & Boomerang : Mentoring Chair
(ATL) Sarah Colley: VP & Associate General Counsel, Turner Legal : Mentoring Chair Elect
(ATL) Genevieve McGillicuddy : VP., Brand Activation&Partnership, TCM : Mentoring Chair Elect
(LA) Sandra Dewey: President, TBS & TNT Productions & Business Affairs : LA Chair
(TBA) LA Chair Elect
(TBA) NY Chair
(TBA) NY Chair Elect

Executive Champion:
Louise Sams, EVP & General Counsel, Turner