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The ‘Superpower’ That Led Maya Hari to Head Up Twitter’s APAC Business (CNBC)

Maya Hari has made a name for herself as the second woman to head Twitter’s Asia-Pacific operations. As vice president for APAC, she is responsible for overseeing the social medi... More

Amazon Poaches Fox’s Bigalow for Key OTT Marketing Role (Next TV)

Amazon has hired veteran media marking executive Jamia Bigalow as head of partner marketing for its entertainment devices and services division. Bigalow, who most recently serve... More

BBC Studios America Hires Key Execs for BBC Select Streaming Service Launch (THR)

As BBC Studios America gets set to enter North America's streaming wars with BBC Select, former TiVO exec Tara Maitra has been named to fill the new role of chief commercial office... More

Fox Promotes Inae Wilson to Executive VP, Distribution (B&C)

Inae Wilson has been promoted to executive VP of broadcast distribution and marketing at Fox Corp. Wilson, who has been with Fox for 22 years, had been senior VP.... More

Google’s Productivity Guru Has Some Advice for You (Protocol)

Here's how Laura Mae Martin helps Google's top execs work smarter.... More

There’s No Better Time Than Now to Build a Better Pipeline for Women in Tech (Fortune)

The challenge of fully representing—let alone empowering—women in technology has taken much longer. According to 2019 data, though 57% of all employed adults in the U.S. were w... More

NBCU’s Linda Yaccarino Named Ad Council Chair (Next TV)

Linda Yaccarino, chairman, global advertising and partnerships at NBCUniversal, has been named chair of the Ad Council’s board of directors. The Ad Council oversees public servic... More

IBM Brazil Announces First Female General Manager (ZDNet)

Katia Vaskys has been appointed to the country's top role after a number of changes involving Brazilian executives at Big Blue.... More

How One Woman is Building the Future for Google in Silicon Valley (Protocol)

After years of real estate misfires, Google is trying to make amends by investing in neighborhood redevelopment projects, including $1 billion in affordable housing.... More

5 Ways to Improve Diversity Training (KI)

All too often, these programs are ineffective and short-lived. But they don’t have to be.... More

Gender Equity is Not Zero Sum (HBR)

To make progress toward gender equity, men need to be involved. But zero-sum bias often deters men from engaging in the conversation (let alone taking action) because it fuels the ... More

The Key to Seamless Virtual Onboarding? A Strong Mentor Network (Fast Company)

To build mentorship into your company’s DNA, think critically about connection points and fine-tune your onboarding process.... More

Here’s How CIOs Can Create More Inclusive Cultures in Their Tech Teams (Forbes)

Numerous studies show that diverse teams achieve better outcomes. Despite this, there are few women in technology leadership roles in corporate America. At the largest 1,000 compan... More

Women Directed More Hollywood Movies in 2020 Than Ever Before (Screen Rant)

A recent study proves that more films have had women directors in 2020 than ever before. 2020 promised a slew of female-directed films. Birds of Prey directed by Cathy Yan, Mulan d... More

The New C-Suite: How 2020 Shaped Corporate America’s Executive Ranks (Forbes)

According to an analysis of nearly 100,000 U.S. C-suite appointments by LinkedIn, while overall C-level hiring declined 18% year-over-year, some roles, such as that of diversity ch... More

Five Strategies to Retain Women in Tech (MIT Sloan)

Building a truly inclusive workplace culture is key to attracting women to tech jobs and getting them to stay.... More

How the Pandemic Has Affected Women in the Tech Sector (CW)

The coronavirus outbreak has created uncertainty across all sectors, but how specifically has it affected women working in the tech industry?... More

MESA Holiday Publishing Schedule

We will not be publishing the WiTH Wire e-newsletter on Dec. 21 and Dec. 28. We will return to our regular publishing schedule on Jan. 4.... More

Record Number of Movies From Women and Directors of Color Among New National Film Registry Inductees (NYDN)

Women and filmmakers of color are joining the A-list. Twenty-five movies, including a record-setting number of projects helmed by female directors and directors of color, were anno... More

Human Skills Will Be Most Important in the Digital Future of Work (Forbes)

A new report by the World Economic Forum on the Future of Jobs has highlighted the need to build on self-management and critical thinking skills, so that we can harness an increase... More

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