2017 Women of Power & Influence Awards
June 13, 2017 | Tribeca Rooftop 2 Desbrosses St, New York, NY 10013
NOW-NYC’s annual gala honors exemplary women who have boldly forged their way to the top of their industries, breaking barriers along the way, and earning the title of pioneer and role model. Each year we gather to celebrate these extraordinary women working in business, finance, entrepreneurship, technology, law and government.
Meet Our 2017 Honorees
Geraldine Buckingham, Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Corporate Strategy, BlackRock
Geraldine Buckingham, Senior Managing Director, is Global Head of Corporate Strategy at BlackRock and a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee. She is responsible for helping BlackRock develop and implement long-term goals and respond to the competitive financial services landscape. She previously served as Head of Americas Corporate Strategy. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, Dr. Buckingham was a partner with McKinsey & Company focused on global asset management, wealth management and private equity, as well as strategy and organization. Dr. Buckingham is a Rhodes scholar and earned her Master of Philosophy degree in Comparative Social Policy at Oxford. She earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from Monash University.
Samantha Greenberg, Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer, Margate Capital
Samantha Greenberg, founder of Margate Capital, earned her reputation as a rising star in the hedge fund industry with a successful tenure specializing in equity investments in the media, telecommunications, and consumer sectors for Goldman Sachs. She then led Paulson & Co.’s media and consumer investment teams, becoming partner in 2011. With a stellar track record generating and managing event-driven equity investments including Cablevision, Family Dollar, Time Warner Cable, Sara Lee/Hillshire Brands, WhiteWave, AMC Networks and Comcast, Ms. Greenberg launched Margate Capital in January 2016, and the firm continues to gain national attention for investments in the technology, media and telecom industries.
Davia Temin, President & CEO, Temin and Company
As President and CEO of Temin and Company, Ms. Temin has distinguished herself as a trusted advisor on reputation and crisis management, and executive leadership coach to many of the world’s greatest organizations and leaders. A nationally recognized thought leader and expert, Ms. Temin is a widely sought after strategist and has appeared on CBS, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, and other national networks around the world. Her column, “Reputation Matters,” is featured on Forbes.com. She also writes for the Huffington Post and the American Banker, and she is currently writing a book on crisis management. Her work transforming the way organizations do business carries over to her personal life: Ms. Temin continues to be awarded for her work in empowering women and girls globally.
Ms. Temin founded Temin and Company in 1997, leading a team of New York’s top tacticians and subject matter experts who combine the highest levels of interdisciplinary expertise. Temin and Company is recognized for its unassailable strategy across every medium.
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About Our Awards
All of our honorees share a commitment to advancing women’s opportunities, so that individual women can fulfill their potential and women collectively can advance professionally, economically, and socially. Our distinguished honorees will join a growing network of award alumnae, over 100 exemplary business leaders, financiers, entrepreneurs, and innovators.
The proceeds from this annual dinner gala support NOW-NYC and Women’s Justice NOW in the critical work of advocating for and improving the lives of New York women and girls.
Women of Power & Influence Alumnae
Our Awardee Alumnae Network is made up of more than 50 top women business leaders and thinkers. The National Organization of Women facilitates networking with annual alumnae events and presentations on current issues of the day affecting women in business.
Spotlight on Alumnae
2016 honoree Liz Elting is featured on Forbes.
2016 honoree Leilani Brown publishes book From Campus to Cubicle.
2015 honoree Michelle Bottomley joins Society for Human Resource Management Board of Directors.
2014 honoree Joy Marcus is named Executive Vice President and General manager of Condé Nast Entertainment.
2000 honoree Cheryl Mills is named to DC’s Most Powerful list.
1991 honoree Gloria Steinem writes her new memoir, My Life on the Road and speaks at the inaugural Women’s March in D.C.
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