Executive Speaker Series
Executive Leadership for Women: Navigating Culture and Complexity
The Center for Women in Leadership is pleased to welcome Bridget Baker, CEO of Baker Media to our West Los Angeles campus on January 29, 2019 for an exciting conversation about leadership navigating ambiguity and driving growth.
A co-founder of CNBC and 23-year veteran of NBCUNIVERSAL, Bridget Baker is the CEO of Baker Media, an independent consultancy focused on entertainment and tech companies. She was NBCU’s longtime president of content distribution and key senior executive overseeing its $5 billion subscription revenue business.
Today Baker serves as a director on the board of Alaska’s largest diversified communications
provider, GCIAK as well as several non-profit boards including her alma mater, Pitzer
College. She is the recipient of numerous industry awards and corporate leadership
recognition including the National Cable Television Association’s highest honor, “Vanguard
Award for Distinguished Leadership.” After growing up in Alaska’s remote capital city
of Juneau, Baker began her career on Capitol Hill as an aide to the late US Senator
Ted Stevens. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and family.
What We Do
The Broader Conversation
What is the "Confidence Gap"?
When You're Ready, But Not Confident
Studies show that women don't feel prepared to step into their careers due to a lack of confidence. Yet women inherently possess in-demand skills and talents that organizations now seek for contemporary leadership.
Find out how the Pepperdine CWL is working to close this confidence gap with programs outside the classroom.
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