The 19th Annual 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards Call for Nominations

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The Network Journal (TNJ, is calling for nominations for its 19th annual 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards (25 IBWIB). The deadline for nominations is Friday, October 28, 2016.

The Network Journal, a quarterly print and online business magazine for Black professionals and business owners, is searching for 25 Influential Black Women in Business (25 IBWIB) to honor in 2017. The deadline for nominations is Friday, October 28th.

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Launched in 1999, the 25 IBWIB Awards program highlights and honors the achievements of Black women executives and business owners who are at the forefront of American business leadership, whose professional achievements have significantly impacted an industry or profession. Winners symbolize the diversity and advancement that has occurred across industry lines.

Typical 25 IBWIB award recipients exude professionalism and have a track record of providing leadership and support to their community. She is an owner, partner, president, CEO, CFO, COO, CIO, Board Chair, senior- or management-level executive, or a woman entrusted with significant decision-making authority in a corporation, not-for-profit organization, or public office.

The Awards program is staged in the form of a luncheon in March each year, coinciding with Women’s History Month. Honorees are profiled in the SPRING edition of the print magazine, as well as online at Videotaped interviews of honorees are placed on for a global audience.

2016 honorees included: Shacara Delgado, Esq., Senior Vice President, Employment and Benefits Law, Realogy Holdings Corp.; Yvonne J. Graham, R.N., Associate Commissioner of Health, New York State Department of Health; Adrienne Lofton, Senior Vice President, Global Brand Marketing, Under Armour; Racquel Oden, Head of Advisor Strategy & Development, Merrill Lynch; Lisa Price, Founder, Carol’s Daughter; and Janeen T. Uzzell, Global Operations Manager, External Affairs & Technology Programs, GE Global Research.

2016 corporate sponsors of the annual event included: Morgan Stanley, Aflac, Entergy, and L’Oréal USA.

To learn more about The Network Journal or the 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards, please visit

Press Contact: Sabrina D. Eady, The Network Journal, 212-962-3791 x206, Sabrina(at)TNJ(dot)com.

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. TNJ is distributed nationwide, with a focus on the New York tri-state area, while its daily digital edition at reaches a global audience. For more information call (212) 962-3791, or visit the Web site at

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