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The panel conversation will be moderated by Teri Coaxum, Regional Advocate for the Small Business Administration. Teri was appointed to her post in January 2011. Her position oversees the Region II division, covering the states of New Jersey, New York, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and, the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Toni Brown, Principal of the Brown Wynn Agency, a full service boutique special events, public relations and marketing agency specializing in keeping their fingers on the pulse of the new, alternative, unique and unusual to enhance brand's recognition.
Toni is considered an expert in event logistics and strategies. A former instructor of Special Events for Baruch College's Continuing Education Program in NYC, Toni founded Toni Brown & Associates, an event agency in 2000 and later partnered with Tina Wynn to create the Brown Wynn Agency. This company's client roster reads like a who's who - Moet Hennessy USA, The Jackie Robinson Foundation, VH1, Ebony Magazine, BET and the list goes on.
Harriette Cole of Harriette Cole Media is a life stylist, insightful writer and editor, best-selling author, media coach, a nationally syndicated advice columnist, an etiquette expert, a frequent guest on NBC's Today Show, MSNBC, TheRoot.com, Uptown Magazine, LXTV, Access Hollywood, the Biography Channel, and BET and more, offering her sage and contemporary brand of wisdom to an ever-evolving cultural landscape.
Harriette has worked for more than 20 years in the world of lifestyle magazines. Most recently she led the transformation of the iconic Ebony Magazine brand, shepherding the redesign of the magazine from cover to cover, introducing new features, strengthening the storytelling and bringing a broad range of respected writers, photographers and stylists to the table. During her tenure as creative director and then the added responsibility of editor in chief, Cole produced groundbreaking covers and features on President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Michael Jackson and Prince.
In 2011, Harriette reignited a childhood passion and launched a line of handmade crocheted accessories, called 108 Stitches. Inspired by Harriette’s 20+ years practicing meditation, the line is infused with the calming energy of meditation. The items are made of high-end, luxury fibers, including silk, cashmere, alpaca, fine wool, and suede.
Keisha Sutton-James, VP of Inner City Broadcasting (parent company of WBLS/WLIB). Keisha Sutton-James joined Inner City Broadcasting in 2007 as Corporate Vice President. As a child, Keisha Sutton-James listened to one of New York City’s biggest and most popular radio stations, 107.5 FM/WBLS. Add to the equation that her grandfather was Percy Sutton — business mogul, social activist and WBLS co-founder who passed away in December 2009 — and Sutton-James seemed destined for a career in broadcast media.
Her primary focus is on building and managing the company's digital platform, with full responsibility for interactive strategy, technical infrastructure and staffing, development of product and monetization.
Sabrina Lamb, best selling author is wearing many hats these days. Not only is she the Founder and CEO of Worldofmoney.org for children, she’s also the woman behind the nationwide petition to put a stop to Shawty Lo’s “All My Babies’ Mamas” reality show on Oxygen.
Sabrina was named 16th on the list of 50 Top Black Women in Entertainment in Black Noir magazine. Sabrina was featured twice in Essence magazine and was the columnist to Black Elegance magazine's “He Say/She Say” column. She is the recipient of the Rainbow Push/Wall Street Project Honors. Sabrina was designated as New York 1 Television’s “New Yorker of the Week” and a member of Who’s Who in Black New York.
Meta Robinson, the granddaugther of the hall of famer and civil righs icon Jackie Robinson and Rachel Robinson. A Mercy College graduate, Meta was born and raised in Africa and was reunited with her legendary family when she decided to attend college in the states. Her grandfather died before she was born but Meta remains very close to her grandmother, Rachel Robinson. The 27 year old joined Ralph Lauren's Global digital/Ecommerce division 4 years ago where she works as a creative project manager.
There will be an opportunity to visit the "village store" and purchase Sabrina Lamb's new book, "Do I Look Like an ATM?: A Parent's Guide to Raising Financially Responsible African American Children" and Harriette Cole's 108 Stitches, collection of hand crochet scarves for men and women.
All ticket price includes a copy of Harriette Cole's meditation book - 108 Stitches: Words We Live By.
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Is my ticket transferrable?
Yes. A name change to the ticket would need to be emailed or called into us a minimum of 72 hours prior to the event. After the 72 hours, name change(s) will NOT be accepted.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
It is strongly suggested, even though we will have a list of confirmed names at the check in table.
What is the refund policy?
All tickets are nonrefundable. No exceptions.
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