AD2SF Presents “Women in Workplace” Panel

AD2SF Presents “Women in Workplace” Panel
Event on 2013-07-17 18:00:00

With the addition of the new Diversity board position, AD2SF is thrilled to launch our new diversity initiative by hosting a panel discussion about women in the workplace.

What are the common barriers that keep women from getting ahead, both external and self-imposed? What can we do as women and men to overcome these barriers? How can we successfully balance other life priorities with work?

We will explore how women can advance their career by overcoming barriers and striving to find a happy balance between the pressures of a challenging and rewarding career and other life priorities.  

In this special AD2SF event, there will also be a discussion titled: "What I wished I learned earlier in my career." We look forward to seeing you!

6-630pm: Networking with drinks, wine, and snacks*
6:30-7:30pm: Panel discussion with Q&A 
7:30-8pm: Closing remarks


Stephanie Douglass
SVP/Human Resources Direct – Ketchum
Moxie Executive – Moxie Exchange

Stephanie is driven by the belief that when people, especially women, find their power and their voice, they can infuse their work and personal lives with joy. And even better, that joy will spread to others. She finds her joy in her professional life by helping people discover and enhance their talents, improve their communication skills and build on their strengths. Outside of the office she champions women and girls through organizations such as Room to Read and their Girl’s Education programs, helping soon to be American citizens prepare for their citizenship exams and by providing pediatric massage to AIDS orphans in Cambodia.

Stephanie has 20 years of human resources experience focusing on a range of disciplines including employee relations, staff planning, compensation, succession planning, performance management, recruiting, acquisitions, training and development. She is currently an SVP/Director, Human Resources for Ketchum Inc. Prior to joining Ketchum she honed her skills at Thomas Associates, Goldberg Moser O’Neill and Blanc & Otus. She is an active volunteer and supports a number of non-profits and she sits on the Advisory Board for Stephanie has her B.A. and M.A. from San Francisco State University, is SPHR certified, has completed the Advanced Coaching Certification program at Columbia University and is Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Qualified.

On weekends you can find her trail running, hiking, planning her next big trip or with her nose in one of the dozens of books she reading.


Lotus Child
Executive Creative Director at G2

Cameron Maddux
Associate Director of Creative Strategy at Academy of Art University

I’m easy to find on the internet. You can start here:

For the past six years, I have mostly worked at the Academy of Art University in the advertising department. I try to help people answer their career questions and achieve their career goals while having a life full of meaning. I teach about behavior, culture and brand strategy. Before that, I worked as a strategist in Dallas, Chicago and San Francisco. During that time I worked on branding for Dell, Jack Daniel’s, Starbucks and the U.S. Department of State. I also worked on companies that no longer exist.

Kathy Mitchell
Executive Director of Client Services and Implementation at Landor Associates

Kathy Mitchell is the Executive Director of Client Services at Landor San Francisco. Kathy is responsible for management and growth of client relationships, with an emphasis on helping the team foster productive engagements that lead to long-term client partnerships.

Kathy’s career has spanned two decades of strategy and account management work within larger, global agencies and smaller entrepreneurial ventures, including a company she founded and ran with two partners for almost a decade. She has provided marketing solutions to global and national companies and is well versed across many disciplines including branding, advertising, promotions, interactive, and social engagement. Client partners have included AT&T, Boeing, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Del Monte, EMC, Nestle, SanDisk, Taco Bell, and Wells Fargo.

Promoting successful female leaders in the advertising and marketing business is near and dear to Kathy’s heart – she began her career at McCann Erickson in San Francisco, and was mentored by the first female Senior Vice President in the advertising agency world in San Francisco.

Kathy received her BS in Psychology, Communications and Sociology from the University of California at San Diego, and holds a Business Management Certificate from Harvard University.

TV and Radio Personality at Univision

Glorybella lights up the airways every day with her bright and energetic personality.  She starts her day as the traffic and weather reporter on Univision 14 morning show, Al Despertar. Followed by her midday show on 100.3 FM from 10:00AM to 3:00PM. Her show is music intensive flavored with fun facts, celebrity gossip and hot topics.

Glorybella started her radio career at a Santa Rosa radio station, La Furia 1490 AM (KTOB) before joining Univision Radio San Francisco in 1999.  Glorybella started with a weekend show on Recuerdo followed by a position as traffic reporter for KSOL/KQL, KVVF/KVVZ and KBRG. In 2011 she got the opportunity to be the midday personality for Recuerdo 100.3 FM and the traffic and weather reporter for TV morning show Al Despertar.

With over 12 years in radio, Glorybella continues to grow and reconfirm her love for radio.  Her favorite part of her job is interacting with listeners by bringing a smile to their face by playing their favorite song, or listening to their stories.  She lives her childhood dream every day.

Anne Ward
Founding Partner of CircleClick Media, LLC.


Anne Ahola Ward is a growth hacker, futurist and founding partner of CircleClick Media, LLC.

She has 15 years of experience developing business on the web. After finishing her degree at the University of Texas in Austin, Anne has thrived in a wide range of areas in the web industry. She has mastered almost every role in web development; DBA, web master, programmer, graphic designer, video editor.

As an early entrant into the field of search engine optimization, Anne has helped many clients monetize their SEO programs. She has helped clients to exceed their previous lead generation goals. More recently Anne has been focusing on mobile marketing and customer acquisition for b2b tech companies.As a web marketing consultant, Anne has had such notable clients as Apple's education marketing department, Inc. magazine, the Celebrity Charity Mask Exhibition of New York, Poison, Ken Seeley of A&E's Intervention and Heroku.

15+ years of professional experience working on the web.
10+ years of web project planning and implementation using analytics and goals.
10+ solid years of SEO and lead generation marketing, optimizing PR and content for the web.
3+ years experience in mobile marketing.
Extensive experience with achieving monetary goals, implementing branding strategies, CMS and sales pipeline management.

*Complimentary drinks, wine, and snacks are included in your ticket price!

Sponsored by: 3% Conference.

Thanks to The 3% Conference for sponsoring this event. Our industry's newest event — right here in SF — The 3% Conference features 70 speakers, 26 topics, and tracks for both senior and junior agency folks and clients dedicated to upping the number of female CDs in advertising. Register early as this event sold out in its first year:

Also present at this Ad2SF event will be a special guest: Kat Gordon, Founder of The 3% Conference.

at Ketchum Inc.
1050 Battery Street
San Francisco, United States

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