Dee Poku is the inspiring founder of the WIE Network, which aims to empower female leaders throughout the world. Formerly, Poku worked at senior marketing levels at Paramount Pictures and Focus Features, where she lead campaigns for films including Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth and Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain. This UK native is also the founder of Right Angle and has blogged for The Huffington Post.
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Occupation: Social entrepreneur
"Something better always comes along."
What do you actually do all day? Curate salons and folks with inspiring female trailblazers.
Favorite song growing up? Pretty Young Thing, Michael Jackson
My biggest secret is... I rarely sleep... Perhaps I'm a vampire?!
Why do you live in NYC? You can be anything here.
Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Taxi
My motto is... Something better always comes along.
My alter ego is... Sasha Fierce
The last drink I had was... Champagne
What was your first job? Publicist at a fashion PR agency, Lynne Franks
Coming from? Going to? Work, work.
What is your favorite work of art? Everything by Francis Bacon
Who should we know? Debra Sterling, founder of Goldieblox. She creates very innovative toys designed to get girls excited about science.