How Working Women Can Own Their Career

THU, APR 3, 2008 (28:49)

Karen Glatzer moderates this Own Your Career discussion with Vivian Brown, Dabney Hollis, Rebecca Kaufman, Henna Inam, and Stacie Mundahl. This event is hosted by Mom Corps, providing companies direct access to professionals who have opted out of the traditional workplace and enabling professionals to work in their respective fields, while simultaneously meeting familial needs and responsibilities.

+ BIO: Karen Glatzer

Karen Benjack Glatzer is president and founder of GH Consulting, a consultancy specializing in leadership development and organizational enhancement.

She combines her expertise as a trained psychotherapist with 10 years in corporate America and brings her clients an understanding of human interaction and the complex nuances of the corporate landscape. Karen has expertise in one on one executive coaching, high performance team coaching, assessments, and executive and organizational change and alignment.

Karen has Masters degrees in Social Work and Theology from Rutgers University and Princeton University, respectively.

+ BIO: Dabney Hollis

Dabney Hollis, the publisher of Atlanta Woman magazine, has developed a reputation for building relevant value and increasing public awareness for businesses and their markets. During the early stages of her career at Turner Broadcasting, Inc., she demonstrated her management ability as CNN TV director of advertising and promotion, overseeing all aspects of marketing and strategic partnerships. Later, as senior account executive at WAGA-TV, she was responsible for a $14.8 million annual advertising budget and was credited for tremendously increasing revenues as well as selling the largest sports package at FOX5. She continued her varied experience in endeavors such as senior marketing consultant and interim vice president of marketing for WebMD and the G8 Summit host committee director of projects, acquiring a unique ability to articulate corporate strategy, drive business value and ultimately propel ventures to success. In her role as publisher of Atlanta Woman magazine, Dabney brings a tremendous combination of strategic, analytical and change management skills that allow her to foster innovation and create positive momentum. She continues to advance the magazine as the top resource for professional and civic-minded women in all stages of their corporate or entrepreneurial careers.

Dabney is active throughout the community as a board member of the Girl Scout Council of Northwest Georgia, past president of the Alzheimer’s Society of Atlanta, market and benefactor chair of the High Museum Wine Auction, and chair of the 2007 Lovett School auction, among many others. She was awarded the Outstanding Volunteer Award at the Girls Outdoor Adventure for Leadership, was named Volunteer of the Year for the St. Mary’s School, and was featured in Swim With the Dolphins, a book on businesswomen by Connie Glaser.

[Source: http://www.atlantawomanmag.com/entrepreneur/Contact_Us/bios.html]

+ BIO: Henna Inam

Henna Inam is Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer. She brings to CIBA Vision a track record of business growth, innovation and experience in general management, sales and marketing to customers and influencers. Henna has been with Novartis' Consumer Health Division (CIBA Vision is a part of this division) for 9 years, most recently serving as General Manager, Mexico for Gerber.

As General Manager Gerber Mexico, Henna demonstrated strong sales and share growth as well as growth in operating income. Her work in Mexico included successful R&D pipeline commercialization, strengthening the organization, and working closely with key opinion leaders and influencers in the children's nutrition field. Prior to joining Novartis, she worked at Procter & Gamble, where she held positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of Finance and Marketing.

Henna graduated from The University of Texas with a degree in Business Administration. She continued her education with a Master's of Business Administration from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. She has also completed several executive education programs with Harvard University.

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