Hasbro’s Tanya Thompson, 4A Creations’ April Mitchell and TOMY’s Lorena Montalvo among nominees for WiT’s Wonder Women Awards 2023

Women in Toys, Wonder Women Awards, WIT

Women in Toys has detailed the nominees for the 2023 Wonder Women Awards.

In the Designer/Inventor (Corporate) category, the nominees are:
Allie Jennings, Associate Principle Product Designer, Hasbro
Doreen Fazio, Sr. Creative Manager, LEGO
Kana Claussen, Director of Design, Beverly Hills Teddy Bear Company
Natasha McGrath, VP of Design, Mattel
Liv DeLuca, Product Designer, TOMY
Sunny Cho, Sr. Director of Product Design – Squishmallows, Jazwares
Vanessa Wilson, Product Designer, Spin Master
Wendi Wing, Senior Art Director, Moose Toys

In the Designer/Inventor (Independent) category, the nominees are:
April Mitchell, Inventor & Founder, 4A Creations
Britney Crowell, Inventor & Founder, CurlCap
Elenor Mak, CEO & Founder, Jilly Bing
Lauren Cecchi, CEO & Creative Director, Signables
Marina Khidekel, Founder, Hugimals World
Melody Hsieh-Hornstra, Founder & CEO, Mobo Cruisers, ASA Products
Sheila Gray, Founder, Sheila Gray Collections

Figures from across the design and inventor space are also prominent in other categories, with Hasbro’s Tanya Thompson in the running for the Inbound Licensing award and TOMY’s Lorena Montalvo featuring in the Rising Leader category.

You can check out the full list of nominees over at https://www.womenintoys.com/nominees.

Winners will be announced at the Wonder Women Awards Gala on Sunday, October 1st at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers in NYC and WiT members can vote for winners from August 9th to 23rd.

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