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.
Marsha’s Makeovers isn't just about making money. The company, founded
by Marsha Page, believes in empowering young women, so much so that it
has spearheaded a movement called Pay It Forward. And for Women's
History Month, it will host a free event in Brooklyn: “A Celebration of
Phenomenal Women, Paving the Way for Our Girls.” The event, which will
take place on March 31, will salute young girls ages 7-18.
Ngo (pronounced EnGo) Okafor has gone through many interesting career
transitions. Okafor, originally from Nigeria, started out as a
successful boxer and, after creating his own fitness program, has become
one of the most sought after fitness trainers in NYC.
All nonprofit organizations need a board as state law dictates but it's
not a bad idea for companies to have a board of directors as well.
Boards can be more than helpful in helping to raise money and generate
revenue but if your board starts to get unmotivated, it will become ineffective. Find out how to keep your board motivated.