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ONYX Magazine's Women on the Move 2020 - 5th Annual Awards Luncheon

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The Alfond Inn at Rollins College

300 East New England Avenue

Winter Park, FL 32789

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March is Women’s History Month, a time set aside to celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of Women. To this end, ONYX Magazine, Florida’s premier African American publication and Founding Partner, Orlando Health have joined to recognize Florida’s most impactful and influential women of color. Join us as we present the 5th Annual ONYX Magazine’s Women on the Move Awards Luncheon. Celebrating women trailblazers who have shattered glass ceilings in their professions and are making positive impacts in their communities.

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Xernona Clayton, Founder/President The Trumpet Awards

Xernona Clayton is the Founder, President, and CEO of the Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc. and Creator and Executive Producer of the Foundation’s Trumpet Awards. The Trumpet Awards is a prestigious event highlighting African American accomplishments and contributions. Initiated in 1993 by Turner Broadcasting, the Trumpet Awards has been televised annually and distributed internationally to over 185 countries around the world.

Ms. Clayton began her television career in 1967 and became the south’s first Black person to have her own television show. The Xernona Clayton show was a regular feature on WAGA-TV, CBS affiliate in Atlanta.

Xernona Clayton was employed at Turner Broadcasting for nearly 30 years where she served as a corporate executive. In 1988, Xernona Clayton was appointed Corporate Vice President for Urban Affairs with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. In this capacity, she directed internal and external projects for the Corporation and served as the liaison between Turner Broadcasting (TBS SuperStation, CNN, Headline News, TNT, Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Hawks) and civic groups in Atlanta and across the country. As a corporate executive, Ms. Clayton was one of the highest-ranking female employees in the Turner Broadcasting System.

Xernona moved to Atlanta in 1965 where she accepted a position with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and worked closely with the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ms. Clayton also traveled extensively with Mrs. Coretta Scott King on her nationwide concert tours.

Dedicated to promoting racial understanding, Xernona Clayton has been a leader in civic projects and civil rights activities for several years. In 1966, she coordinated the activities of Atlanta’s Black doctors in a project called Doctors’ Committee for Implementation, which resulted in the desegregation of all hospital facilities in Atlanta. This project served as a model and a pilot for other states throughout the country and received national honor from the National Medical Association for its impact.

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