The organization’s mission is to connect women with other like-minded professionals to build a strong network of leaders by creating mentor-mentee pairings, business relationships and friendships. Their annual ColorComm Conference brings together hundreds of multicultural woman from across the country, including those hailing from their chapters in Washington D.C., New York City, Chicago and Atlanta.
CNN veteran journalist Lisa Ling will serve as the keynote speaker at the awards ceremony July 29, with Emmy award-winning journalist and entrepreneur Sheila Brooks serving as the mistress of ceremonies. Guest speakers will include Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, the director of the National Museum of African Art.
Marvet Britto, President/CEO, The Britto Agency
Allison J. Davis, Former NBC Executive Producer and a founder of The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ)
Christy Haubegger, Executive, Creative Artists Agency and founder of Latina magazine
Viviana Hurtado, Ph.D. Bilingual Journalist and Hispanic Market Strategy
Jill Kelly, Chief Communications Officer, DigitasLBi
Michelle Norris, Host and Special Correspondent, NPR
Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Chief Diversity Officer, Time Warner, Inc.
Tiffany Smith-Anoa’I, Senior Vice President, CBS Entertainment
To attend the conference or find out more information about the organization, visit www.ColorCommNetwork.com.