On March 29th, 2014, BWIM will debut their first annual panel and awards ceremony in NYC! This platform was created to honor Black women who are pillars and have undoubtedly represented greatness in their respective fields. This event will allow our guest to witness the brilliance firsthand. And if our guest chooses so, a one-on-one experience with our honorees!
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BLACK WOMEN IN MEDIA PANEL & AWARDS CEREMONY IN NYC
NEW YORK, New York- March 1st, 2014– Black Women In Media is an organization created to celebrating and recognizing the pioneers and trailblazers in all facets of the Media.On March 29th, 2014, BWIM will do just that and debut its first awards ceremony entitled: Celebrating the Pioneers. The event will be held Le Skyroom at the FIAF / French Institute Alliance Française, 22 East 60 St, New York, New York 10022 from 11am until 6pm.
The event will begin with an elaborate cocktail hour sponsored by Trust In Us Catering, Birthday Cake Wines, & Sweets by Alize, allowing guests to network and build sustaining and beneficial relationships. Following the cocktail brunch, the event will continue with introductory remarks made by our Mistress of Ceremonies. After introductions, the panel will quickly begin followed by the awards ceremony. Panelist will discuss topics such as: (but not limited to)
- Mass Communications & Media
- Beauty & Lifestyle
- Journalism & Writing
- TV & Film
- Image of the Black Woman
There will be four panel discussions separated by an intermission in which “VIP” guests will have a personal experience with panelists and honorees in a secluded area in which hors d’oeuvres & beverages will also be provided. Other partners and sponsors include NABJ, Doris New York, Events Etc., Worldcast Inc., & NYULYP. There will be a performance by the beautiful and talented singer, Esnavi.
Our Panelists are:
Ashlei N. Stevens– Mistress of Ceremonies (Host of UPTOWN Magazine’s UPTOWN Unplugged)
Africa Miranda– Mistress of Ceremonies (Bravo’s The New Atlanta Co-Star)
Cheryl Wills– Honoree (NY 1 News Anchor | Reporter | Author of Die Free)
Rachel Noerdlinger– Honoree (First Lady of NY Chief of Staff | Celebrity Publicist)
Esther Armah– Honoree (MSNBC Political Commentator)
Bershan Shaw– Honoree (OWN’s Love In the City Co-Star)
Sabrina Thompson– Honoree (CBS’ SURVIVOR Runner Up | Producer | Teacher)
Shante Bacon– Honoree (Co-Founder of 135th Street Agency Celebrity Firm)
Demetria Lucas– Honoree (Bravo’s Blood Sweat & Heels Co-Star | A Belle in Brooklyn)
Brandi Richard– Honoree (President of the National Urban League Young Professionals)
Julia Jovone– Honoree (Emmy Award Winning Make-Up Artist)
Geneva S. Thomas– Honoree (Bravo’s Blood Sweat & Heels Co-Star | Managing Director of 1530 Agency)
Anowa Adjah– Honoree (Creator of the First Full Figured Phenomenon)
Tiphani Montgomery– Honoree (7x’s Essence Magazine Bestseller)
Neffi Walker– Honoree (Lifestyle Expert | Writer for Neffiwalker.com | Owner & CEO of Kennedi Price Baby)
Yoli Ouiya– Honoree (Health & Sustainable Living Expert | Chief Eco Officer of Yoli’s Green Living)
Black Women In Media is a platform created to recognize women of color who are innovators within the media realm. This initiative was also created as a platform for other Black women currently in the media industry to receive a wealth of information from those who have attained renowned success in their respective fields.