Women leaders at Bloomberg and the moments that shaped their careers

February 10, 2017

Over the next few weeks leading up to International Women’s Day, we be featuring some of the women leaders at Bloomberg, their stories and the pivotal moments that sculpted them into the confident leaders they are today.

See how these women are using their personal narratives to accelerate the conversation of elevating, defining and driving better outcomes for women in our society.

Erika Irish Brown

Erika Irish Brown is the Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion at Bloomberg. In her role, she develops and leads the company’s global strategy in promoting an inclusive environment and diversity across all aspects of the business. Her drive for socio-economic equity is what empowers her to ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities.

Megan Murphy

Megan Murphy is the Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, the print, web and mobile news magazine covering global perspectives of business. Prior to that, she was the Washington Bureau Chief for Bloomberg News managing the reporting of government politics and federal regulations. Megan is an advocate for the underrepresented, encouraging others to learn about self-determination and who they are to live an empowered life, personally and professionally.

Deirdre Bigley

Deirdre Bigley is the Chief Marketing Officer at Bloomberg. She oversees marketing for the company brand and all Bloomberg businesses including Financial Products, Media and the Vertical Industries, globally. Her leadership style is grounded in compassion; it’s less about balance, but an ongoing fluctuation between work and life, understanding your team on a holistic level and supporting them through and through.


All three of these women leaders at Bloomberg join the ranks of the 2016-2017 MAKERS awardees of game-changing females. The MAKERS network empowers the leaders of today by investing in innovative, groundbreaking female leaders, chronicling women’s exemplary contributions to society and the world, all with a mission to cultivate the leaders of tomorrow.