The Team

Ann Marie_Team GraphicAnn Marie Polec, Executive Producer

Ann Marie is the Executive Producer for Global Women to Watch™ Media. She is also the CEO of SunBlossom Entertainment. A passion for people, plus a vision to connect them with their personal power, is what drives Ann Marie to produce inspirational content that positively impacts people’s lives.


Kristin_Team GraphicKristin Hillsley, Financial Contributor

Kristin Hillsley is a Financial Contributor for Women to Watch™ Media. She writes for our Money Matters blog series. Kristin is also aFinancial Advisor at Baird Financial, The Foley Hillsley Group. Kristin is dedicated to strengthening the financial well-being of her clients and community. Her goal is to provide the highest quality advice to clients in order to help them protect and strengthen their financial future. Two special areas of her focus are serving female investors and professional athletes.

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Manvi_Team graphicManvi Pant, International Contributor

Manvi Pant is an International Contributor for Women to Watch™ Media. Manvi writes for our Girls to Watch blog series. Manvi is also a Senior Marketing Professional with A.T. Kearney, a Guest Writer with Men Advocating Real Change (MARC, Catalyst) and Human Capital Review. Manvi also conducts University workshops on Business Communication.


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Taylor_team graphic Taylor McIlhenny, Production Assistant and Web Manager

Taylor McIlhenny is the Production Assistant and Website/Content Manager for Women to Watch™ Media. She is also a Project and Content Coordinator at Penn Medicine on the Interactive Marketing & Web Strategy team.  Taylor graduated from Susquehanna University in 2015 with a Bachelors in Communications with a digital multi-media emphasis in Broadcasting. She has been with Women to Watch™ Media since 2013.

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Yasmeen_Team graphic Yasmeen Smadi, International Contributor

Yasmeen Smadi is an International Contributor for Women to Watch™ Media. Yasmeen writes for our Digital Spotlight series. She is also a Procurement Manager at a Pharmaceutical company in The Netherlands. Yasmeen has been working in the pharmaceutical industry since she got her bachelor’s degree in pharmacy. However, she has always had passion for business and entrepreneurship which is why she started two small ventures along the way

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