SURVIVAL SECRETS OF GAME CHANGERS
WITH KIERNA MAYO, EDITORIAL DIRECTOR OF EBONY.COM
& LOLA OGUNNAIKE, CONTRIBUTOR FOR THE TODAY SHOW
TUESDAY, APRIL 3, 2012 @ 7 P.M.
WHO: As an editor, Kierna Mayo is known for her creative as well as intellectual vision, and the former co-founder of Honey magazine will share her true editorial story--from her early days at The Source magazine to launching Honey, the first ever magazine for young, fly multicultural females, and life afterward, which includes becoming a Senior Editor at Cosmo Girl, founding Editorial Director of Tyra Banks' TypeF.com to now, steering Ebony.com into the next century.
Lola Ogunnaike has interviewed some of today's most notable personalities while serving as a culture reporter for The New York Times, CNN and BET. She is the go-to gal for what's haute in popular culture and an award-winning writer who has profiled luminaries from Jay-Z to Sting to Oprah and First Lady Michelle Obama. She shifts effortlessly between the worlds of print and broadcast, offering her unique entertainment-based commentary on programs such as Larry King Live, The Today Show, The View and most recently for BET's special coverage of Whitney Houston's funeral. Her articles and cover stories have appeared in Harper's Bazaar, New York Magazine, Vibe, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Glamour, InStyle, and Essence to name a few, and her work was featured in the Best Music Writing of 2010 anthology. Currently, she is a Contributing Reporter for The Today Show, BET News, and a Contributing Writer for Essence and Vibe magazines.
During this series both will offer insights about turning their passions into dream careers; the biggest lessons they learned along the way, being fearless about blazing new trails, and telling the truth about what it takes to make it to the top of today's media world.
WHAT: Survival Secrets of Game Changers is AMBERmag.com’s Empowerment Speaker Series designed to highlight prominent women and men from the African-American and Latino communities, who have changed the game for themselves and created a niche where there was none. Presented as either a one-on-one or panel discussion, the series provides an intimate and candid conversation between our esteemed Game Changer(s) and the audience, where sharing the lessons they’ve learned as an entrepreneur, trailblazer or C-level executive, inspires, excites and uplifts. Survival Secrets is co-sponsored by UniWorld Group, The Beautiful Experience and Abba-Cole Catering. Promotional sponsors include NV Magazine, Michelle O Brunch & the FAB Network.
WHERE: UNIWORLD GROUP
1 Metrotech North, 11th Floor (Corner of Jay Street and Myrtle)
Brooklyn, New York 11201
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