WORKING MOTHER MEDIA LAUNCHES CULTURE@WORK RIPA RASHID AND DR. LAURA SHERBIN NAMED VICE PRESIDENTS

January 7, 2019 (New York, NY)—Working Mother Media launches Culture@Work, it was announced today by Subha V. Barry, president of Working Mother Media.

Culture@Work provides a unique suite of offerings and services to Fortune 500 companies and their employees to foster talent engagement while maximizing innovation and productivity. Using academic-quality research methodologies, Culture@Work will be led by Ms. Ripa Rashid and Dr. Laura Sherbin as vice presidents, reporting to Ms. Barry. Their appointments are effective immediately.

“Ripa and Laura together bring more than 25 years of world-class experience in the corporate diversity and inclusion space,” says Ms. Barry. “They are some of the brightest minds in the field, and I’m delighted to have them join the Working Mother team as we grow our business in this critical area of opportunity.”

“I’m proud that Working Mother has always been at the forefront of helping organizations improve their culture and workplace environment,” says Eric Zinczenko, CEO of Bonnier Corp. “Having Ripa and Laura join Bonnier and the Working Mother team is a timely example of Working Mother’s investment to further grow the brand and expand our capabilities.”

Ms. Rashid is an internationally recognized thought leader on race and identity, gender relations, and global leadership as it pertains to inclusive workplace cultures. Prior to launching Culture@Work, she was co-president at the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI). Ms. Rashid also previously served as a management consultant with Booz & Company, PwC, and Mitchell Madison Group, and held senior positions at MetLife and Time Warner.

Dr. Sherbin is an esteemed economist who specializes in the creation of competitive advantage through diversity and inclusion. She previously served as co-president at the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) where she built the rigorous data-analytics machine that was core to the organization’s success. Dr. Sherbin is known as a leading expert in applying diversity and inclusion data to human behavior in organizations, and using such data to quantify how workforce sentiments and satisfaction affect company bottom lines.

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