Turner Women

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.

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