“The women we honor in the 18th year of the awards span occupations, industries and expertise, and they share the same traits when it comes to their career and community service: passion, drive and focus.”
New York, NY (PRWEB) February 18, 2016
The Network Journal (TNJ; TNJ.com), an award-winning business magazine for African-American professionals, corporate executives and business owners, announces its 2016 list of 25 Influential Black Women in Business.
“The women we honor in the 18th year of the awards span occupations, industries and expertise, and they share the same traits when it comes to their career and community service: passion, drive and focus. We salute them for achieving significant levels of success in their businesses and professional careers and for their myriad contributions to their community.” states TNJ Publisher and CEO Aziz Gueye Adetimirin.
The 25 Influential Black Women in Business Class of 2016:
Stephern Allison, D.HSc
Vice President, Cardiovascular Services & Case Management
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Director, Global Diversity
Delta Air Lines
Debra A. Baker
Sheila S. Boston, Esq.
Kaye Scholer LLP
Angela A. Brown
CEO and President
Victory Global Solutions, Inc.
Tracey L. Brown, Esq.
The Cochran Firm-New York
Vice President and Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Shacara Delgado, Esq.
Senior Vice President, Employment and Benefits Law
Realogy Holdings Corp.
Citigroup/Citi Private Bank
Gale Gibson Gayle Ed. D
Essex County College
Yvonne J. Graham, RN
Associate Commissioner of Health
New York State Department of Health
Debra R. Hudnell
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Silverstein Properties, Inc.
Managing Director, Marketing
United States Tennis Association
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Senior Vice President, Global Brand Marketing
Chief Talent Officer
Vice President of Global Destinations Services and Sourcing
Carnival Corporation & PLC
Head of Advisor Strategy & Development
Senior Vice President, Specials, Music Programming and News
Chief Administrative Officer
Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation
Susan K. Reid
Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion
Terry Collins Reyes
ITS Express, Inc.
Janeen T. Uzzell
Global Operations Manager, External Affairs & Technology Programs
GE Global Research
Chief Diversity Officer
Office of New York City Comptroller, Scott M. Stringer
This select group will be profiled in the Spring 2016 issue of the magazine, and will be formally honored during Women’s History Month at the 18th Annual 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards Luncheon, presented by Morgan Stanley, on Thursday, March 24, 2016. This highly anticipated signature TNJ event will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, located at 1535 Broadway (between 45th & 46th streets) in New York City, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This year’s sponsors include Presenting Sponsor Morgan Stanley and Platinum Sponsor Aflac. Additional sponsors include L’Oréal, Entergy, AfricaStrictlyBusiness.com and African American Golfers Digest.
The program includes a networking reception, lunch and awards presentation with multi-Emmy Award-winning journalist and Co-anchor, PIX 11, Brenda Blackmon as Mistress of Ceremonies. The annual event attracts a “Who’s Who” of business executives and decision makers from various industries. Tickets are $350.00 if purchased on or before March 17th, and $400.00 thereafter. To purchase tickets, please visit http://www.tnj.com/25-Influential-black-women-award-luncheon.
About the 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards
Launched in March 1999, The Network Journal's 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards honors women whose professional achievements have significantly impacted an industry or profession, and who also have made an important contribution to her community. A "TNJ25" honoree typically is a business owner, or a partner, president, CEO, board chair, or other senior-management executive with significant decision-making authority in the corporate, nonprofit (including academia and medicine), or government sector.
About The Network Journal
Founded in 1993, The Network Journal (TNJ) is an award-winning magazine published quarterly. It provides news and commentaries on issues that affect the growth of business and the advancement of professionals in the workplace for an audience of predominantly African-American professionals, corporate executives and small-business owners. Engaging more than 98,325 readers per issue, TNJ is distributed nationwide, with a focus on the New York tri-state area, while its daily digital edition at tnj.com reaches a global audience. For more information call (212) 962-3791, or visit the Web site at http://www.tnj.com.