Tabassum Zalotrawala – Member Spotlight

As Vice President, Restaurant Development at Panda Restaurant Group, Tabassum is responsible for directing the design and construction of all restaurants to meet the company’s growth goals. Tabassum leads the creation of new store design concepts to maintain and develop both the Panda Express brand & the company’s full service dining…

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Deborah Perry – Member Spotlight

Deborah Perry joined Aviat Networks in June 2010 and serves as the company’s Vice President, Global Human Resources responsible for oversight of all Human Resource functions; recruiting, compensation, benefits and talent management. Deborah leads a global team responsible for assessing operational readiness, developing talent to meet business objectives including…

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Tiffany Smith- Anoa’i

AWEsome Recognition Congratulations to LA Member Tiffany Smith- Anoa’i, Vice President of Diversity and Communications at CBS, for being chosen by The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHI-HBCUs) to participate in the 2013 National HBCU Week Conference in Washington, D.C. Tiffany will serve on the…

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Rhonda Ramlo Member Spotlight

Rhonda Ramlo, VP Partnerships & Growth leads the Company’s efforts to identify and secure external partnerships that enable the Company to achieve its business and financial goals.  Rhonda initially joined Clorox in 1986 after graduating from the Harvard Business School.  Over the course of 8 years, she…

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Eden Feder Member Spotlight

Eden Feder is Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Zenith Insurance Company, a specialty workers’ compensation company based inWoodland Hills, CA. A wholly owned subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited since 2010, Zenith was previously a publicly traded company. Eden has national leadership responsibility for all aspects of Human Resources and Learning…

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Judy Kay Member Spotlight

Judith Kay is responsible for corporate strategy at JDSU. She also defines operational strategies that contribute to the Company’s growth, including initiatives in innovation, emerging markets, lean enterprise and customer engagement. From 2007 to 2009 she was responsible for Corporate Marketing, including branding, public relations, marketing and internal communications. Before joining…

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Welcome to AWE

As the AWE Leadership Program continues to grow, we are happy and proud to extend a warm welcome to our corporate executive leaders and their organizations: Activision Blizzard, Inc. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Amgen AT&T Central Garden & Pet Cisco Systems, Inc. Duckhorn…

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Kristin Major, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Global Functions Hewlett-Packard Company

Kristin Major, Advancing Women Executives Leader Kristin Major is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Global Functions. Kristin and her team of attorneys and other professionals provide legal counsel and support to HP’s Human Resources, Global Marketing, Global Real Estate, Aviation and Technology and…

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Julie Silver, Chief Financial Officer, Fiji Water

Julie Silver is the Chief Financial Officer of FIJI Water Company Holdings and Roll Wine Holdings.  In this role, Julie is responsible for overseeing the financial health and reporting all FIJI Water and Roll Wine companies including FIJI Water, Justin Vineyard & Winery, Landmark Vineyards, and Neptune Pacific (Fiji…

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Kristin Major, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Global Functions Hewlett-Packard Company

Kristin Major is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Global Functions. Kristin and her team of attorneys and other professionals provide legal counsel and support to HP’s Human Resources, Global Marketing, Global Real Estate, Aviation and Technology and Operations functions. Before joining HP in December 2011,…

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AWE Afternoon Tea on June 11, 2013 in San Francisco: Women on Corporate Boards Panel Discussion and Board Appointment Strategy

On June 11th, AWE hosted over 75 executive women at the historic Palace Hotel in downtown San Francisco. We were honored to hear from five distinguished panelists who shared expertise and valuable experience, including insight on their respective paths to get onto their current boards. The panelists also spoke…

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AWE Afternoon Tea on June, 2013 in Los Angeles: Negotiation Skills Development with Lisa Barron

On June 5th, AWE hosted over 75 executive women at the beautiful Peninsula Beverly Hills and featured Lisa Barron, a faculty member at UCI. After a connection building exercise, Lisa led an interactive presentation on gender and negotiation.  AWE guests learned new approaches to negotiation frameworks (Ask –…

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