Lynn Fantom Interviewed for WLN NY's Social Profile Spotlight

lynn_ipg-media-labThe WLN NY recently interviewed Lynn Fantom, CEO, ID Media, as part of its Social Profile Spotlight Project.

What hurdles have you overcome to get to where you are today?

In fourth grade I got my first B (actually B+) in science and the teacher said, “like most little girls, Lynn doesn’t seem to enjoy science.” When I was applying to colleges, my Latin teacher discouraged me from considering Smith College because “girls like you don’t go there.” (She thought I was too middle-class.) Well, not only did I get in, but I flourished. Then, after graduating Phi Beta Kappa from this great institution that had nourished both Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem, I encountered this: in my first job at an NYC ad agency, my boss threw a little office party and surprised everyone by playing porn movies. So, the hurdles have been implicit and quite explicit!Read more

Women and Financial Empowerment

On Wednesday, March 27, 2013, the Boston chapter of the Women’s Leadership Network hosted a program on financial empowerment at Hill Holliday.  The session included in depth information on financial planning, empowerment and estate planning for women in our  industry.

Speakers Kathy Mealey, Financial Investment Advisor, Cabot Money Management, and Jessica Wistran, Attorney, Glovsky & Glovsky LLC, addressed over 40 IPG and agency employees from the Boston area.