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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.

Flashback! Adenah Bayoh Named to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Small Business and Agriculture Advisory Council


October 4, 2016

Adenah Bayoh immigrated to the U.S. when she was just 13, escaping a civil war in her native land, Liberia. She put herself through college by working three jobs, one of which was as a teller for a bank, where she rose up the ranks, became an executive and saved enough money to begin her foray into real estate—first by becoming a landlord for small, residential properties and then multifamily homes.