ColorComm Circle Awards Honors 3 Latina Women in Communications
CNN’s Lisa Ling to Keynote Awards Ceremony
Washington, DC (June 3, 2015) — ColorComm, the nation’s premier membership organization for women of color in communications, today announced the eight women to be honored at the ColorComm Circle Awards on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.
The ColorComm Circle Awards are the highest honor awarded to a select group of women who are changing the face of the communications industry. The ColorComm Circle Awards will take place opening night during ColorComm’s Annual Conference in the Grand Ballroom at the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne in Miami, Florida.
CNN’s Lisa Ling will serve as the keynote speaker at the ColorComm Circle Awards. Emmy Award Winning Journalist and Entrepreneur Sheila Brooks, CEO, SRB Communications will serve as the mistress of ceremonies for the occasion. The audience will also hear remarks from Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, National Museum of African Art.
ColorComm is proud to honor:
- 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 Strategist
- Jill Kelly, Chief Communications Officer, DigitasLBi
- Michele Norris, Host and Special Correspondent, NPR
- Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Chief Diversity Officer, Time Warner, Inc.
- Tiffany Smith-Anoa’I, Senior Vice President, CBS Entertainment
ColorComm’s Conference 2015 (C2: The New Reality) will bring together 300 multicultural women in business from across the country. Prudential is the presenting sponsor of C2 2015. Sponsors include: Coca-Cola, Toyota, MSLGROUP, Publicis Groupe, Weber Shandwick, McDonald’s, Verizon, Edelman, BET Networks, Ketchum, Burson-Marsteller, African Pride, Fleishman Hillard, CBS Corporation, and many more. PR Week, LATINA, AUDREY, and BlogHer are media partners of ColorComm’s Conference.
About ColorComm Network
ColorComm is an essential professional membership organization for women of color in communications. The ColorComm mission is to personally connect women with other like-minded individuals to build a strong network of leaders by creating mentors/mentees, business relationships and friendships. The organization has chapters in DC, New York, Chicago, and Atlanta. For more information: www.colorcommnetwork.com
About the 2015 ColorComm Conference (C2: The New Reality)
C2 (short for ColorComm Conference) is the ultimate business conference for women of color in communications. Innovative programs, presented by the industry’s top practitioners and thought leaders, will address key issues and predict future trends. C2 2015 is an intimate group of approximately 300 multicultural, professional women. That means everyone can identify with common experiences and challenges and everyone is accessible. Speakers include: CNN’s Lisa Ling, Women’s Activist Gloria Steinem, CAA Executive Christy Haubegger, President of the Verizon Foundation Rose Stuckey Kirk, President of Combs, Wine, & Spirits Dia Simms, and many more. For more information: www.colorcommconference.com