workingmother.com – Edited by Vivian Manning-Schaffel
These 50 American moms hold real power—in fact, they generate it on a daily basis through their talent, influence, status, money and intellectual capital. But even more so, each of these women have exhibited the strength to overcome tremendous obstacles, the insight to innovate and inspire, and the passion and courage to go against the grain to change the lives of others for the better. Working Mother’s 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2013 (each of whom have at least one child under age 18) measure up in these ways and so many more.
Partner at DFJ Gotham Ventures
Children: Two Kids
As partner at this venture capital firm since 2011, Joy led the seed investment in Dailyworth, a digital media enterprise dedicated to enriching the financial lives of women. Just prior she was general manager for video-sharing website DailyMotion, increasing the site’s U.S. audience four-fold. Joy also served as SVP Global Marketing at Time Warner, VP of Business Development at BN.com and in-house counsel at MTV Networks. A board member of the nonprofit Young Audiences New York, she recently shared this girl-power message on Women 2.0: “Girls, repeat after me ‘I’m great’ and keep repeating it until you believe it. You will need this in the halls of middle school, high school and college parties, at your first pitch meeting with an investor and all subsequent board meetings.”
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