Tag Archives: Women In Toys

WiT elects nine members to its board of directors

Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WiT), a global nonprofit organisation and the industry’s preeminent voice for the advancement of women, today announced the election of nine members to its board of directors. “We warmly welcome these nine brilliant women, whose collective and diverse expertise and insights will bring critical …

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Women in Toys webinar to look at kids’ behavioural and purchasing trends

WiT is presenting a webinar that promises to unpick how the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted kid and family behaviours and which of these changes are here to stay. Representatives from SuperAwesome’s Strategic Insights and Research team will present findings from a dozen pieces of SuperAwesome’s primary research conducted over the past …

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WiT announces 2022 Wonder Women Awards winners

Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WiT) has today announced the 2022 Wonder Women Award winners, on the first day of Women’s History Month and as the global organisation celebrates its 30-year anniversary. Honouring the brightest women in toys, licensing and entertainment, the WiT Wonder Women Awards is an annual …

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Record levels of support for Women in Toys from the industry 

ToyNews dropped by the Women in Toys (WIT) stand at this year’s Toy Fair to talk to the organisation’s UK chapter chair, Dr Amanda Gummer – founder of The Good Play Guide – to discover how the WIT movement has been supporting women in the industry throughout the pandemic with mentoring, …

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Women in Toys, Licensing, and Entertainment welcomes six new Board members

Women in Toys, Licensing and Entertainment has elected six new members to its Board of Directors for 2021, with executives from the likes of Mattel, ViacomCBS, and Warner Bros joining the board. Four candidates were elected in January 2021 to serve their first term. Amy Thompson, EVP and chief people …

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Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment opens Wonder Women Awards 2021 nominations

Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) has opened its nominations for the 17th Annual Wonder Women Awards, a well-established industry initiative that honours the top female executives, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and changemakers for their accomplishments. Coinciding with WIT’s 30th anniversary, the 2021 Wonder Women Awards are expected to be …

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Women In Toys appoints Delanie West as its first Diversity and Inclusion Chair

Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment has appointed Delanie West to its board of directors as the organisation’s first Diversity and Inclusion Chair. In her role, West will be leading the team’s efforts to cultivate diversity, inclusion, and belonging as critical priorities across its global community. The drive will commence …

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WIT unveils its 2020 Wonder Women Awards Winners at 16th Annual event during New York Toy Fair

Women in Toys, Licensing and Entertainment (WIT) revealed the winners of its 2020 Wonder Women Awards at a sold-out event over this year’s New York Toy Fair, marking the 16th Annual event for the group. The global organisation focused on advancing women working in toys, licensing and the entertainment, also …

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WIT to host toy inventor pitching session at upcoming Empowerment Day

The Women in Toys, Licensing and Entertainment upcoming Empowerment Day will this year see women from around the world pitch their latest toy, game and play product ideas to the likes of Walmart, Hasbro, Spin Master, and Jazwares this October. To date, more than 500 women have presented their products …

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