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Karine Jean-Pierre Featured on PBS News Analysis Series “To the Contrary”


July 29, 2019

Karine Jean-Pierre, NBC and MSNBC Political Analyst and Chief Public Affairs Officer of, was recently featured in an episode of the PBS News Analysis Series “To the Contrary.” She discussed her experiences in the Obama Administration and fighting for equal rights under the current administration.

Brenda Blackmon Hosts The Network Journal’s 21st Annual 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards Luncheon

Amsterdam News

July 29, 2019

Emmy Award winning News Anchor Brenda Blackmon hosted The Network Journal’s 21st Annual 25 Influential Influential Black Women in Business Awards Luncheon and served as mistress of ceremonies.

Karine Jean-Pierre Featured on NPR “Morning Edition”


July 29, 2019

Karine Jean-Pierre, NBC and MSNBC Political Analyst and Chief Public Affairs Officer of, was featured in an episode of NPR “Morning Edition” with David Green discussing the 2020 Presidential Candidates.

Karine Jean-Pierre,’s Chief Public Affairs Officer, Appointed as MSNBC and NBC Political Analyst

The Hill

January 14, 2019

NBC News and MSNBC has hired’s Karine Jean-Pierre as a political analyst, according to a Monday afternoon announcement by the network.

Tara Dowdell - Dowdell On Diversity: Consultant Discusses Fighting Gender, Race Disparity


March 21, 2018

Diversity and inclusion have become key points in Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration, both in his cabinet and with his wife literally having a seat at the table. But it’s not the first time an administration in New Jersey has pushed itself to truly look like it represents its residents. Tara Dowdell, who served in Gov. Jim McGreevey’s administration in 2002-03, knows the effort it takes.

Adenah Bayoh - The most Successful Liberian Entrepreneur You (Probably) Never Heard of


March 21, 2018

A telltale West African accent peppers Adenah Bayoh’s speech and she freely quotes Maya Angelou and her mentor (in her head) Oprah, when talking about how she’s become perhaps the most successful young black female entrepreneur you never heard of.

Adenah Bayoh Was a Featured Speaker and Honoree at the New Jersey CEO Evolution Breakfast hosted by Rutgers Business School and Citrin Cooperman


January 16, 2017

She was featured and honored alongside Investors Bank CEO Kevin Cummings, Liberty Science Center CEO Paul Hoffman, and Fly Fish Brewing Founder and CEO Gene Muller.

Charles Way on the Importance of Education for Student Athletes


October 4, 2016

Tara Dowdell Served as the Luncheon Keynote Speaker for the 34th Annual Black Issues Convention


October 4, 2016

The 34th annual New Jersey Black Issues Convention took place October 6-7 in the Paul Robeson Campus Center of Rutgers University with the theme “Now is the Time: Implementing the Black Leadership Family Plan. Tara delivered a powerful speech laying out a blueprint for increasing economic success in the African American community.

Flashback! Tahesha Way and Joyce Harley Perform Readings for Charity in “Still I Rise: Conversations with Phenomenal Women” at Crossroads Theatre


October 4, 2016

Some of the most influential women in New Jersey politics and government took to the stage to perform dramatic readings by Maya Angelou and others in a unique Women’s History Month charity production benefiting 77-year old Plainfield non-profit, Neighborhood House.

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