Members gathered to hear a panel discussion on, “The Importance of Black-owned Media”. Panel guests included Butch Graves, President & CEO of Black Enterprise, Carolyn Wanga, CEO, Essence Communications, and Michele Ghee, CEO Ebony & Jet. The panel was also joined by Rich Dennis, Founder, CEO and Executive Chairman, Sundial Brands, and Founder and Chairman, Essence Ventures.
BECA members enjoying the session.
‘The Importance of Black-owned Media’ Panel (L to R) Moderator: Kirk McDonald; Panelists: Michele Ghee, CEO, EBONY & JET; Caroline Wanga, CEO Essence; and Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., President & CEO, Black Enterprise.
(L to R) Panelists underscore the impact Black media has on a company’s bottom line.
Rich Dennis, CEO & Executive Chair, Sundial Brands reinforcing the importance of Black-owned media.
(L to R) Kirk McDonald, Rich Dennis, Michele Ghee, Caroline Wanga and Jerri DeVard
(L to R) Shannon Watkins, Ukonwa Kuzi-Orizu Ojo, Kimberly Paige, Will Smith and Julius Robinson
(L to R) Najoh Tita-Reid, Ralph Santana and Kimberly Paige
Michele Ghee and Maurice Cooper
(L to R) Michele Ghee; Luvvie Ajayi Jones, NYT Best Selling Author & Digital Strategist, Bozoma Saint John, and Najoh Tita-Reid
Kirk McDonald and Chris Foster
BECA members showing appreciation for the presented information.
Gail Peterson and Remi Kent
Sharon Harris and Kirk McDonald