Helen C. Shelton, M.S., senior partner at leading global PR agency Finn
Partners, will receive the 2016 Circle Award from ColorComm, the
nation's premier membership organization for women of color in
communications. Shelton and six other women are being recognized for
their contributions to the communications industry. Here, we speak with Shelton about her award-winning work.
Regarding the installation of the “Black Dress: Ten Contemporary Fashion
Designers” exhibit currently on display at Pratt Manhattan Gallery in NYC,
curator and professor Adrienne Jones says the key issues Black designers
face today are funding and marketing.
On Friday afternoon, March 7, 2014, a group of enthusiastic, bright-eyed young
ladies were treated to a panel discussion, a spirited performance by a
member of musical group Audible Chocolate and a cocktail reception at
Time Warner Inc. on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. The occasion was to
mark the New York Urban League’s 5th Annual Girls Empowerment Day.