In the ongoing conversation about the lack of African American women and girls in STEM, Google has
been making efforts to change the narrative. Leading the charge is the
company’s newly hired Head of Black Community Engagement, Valeisha
Butterfield. Here, TNJ.com talks to Butterfield about Google’s tech initiatives and upcoming plans to engage with the Black community.
Olivia Scott, former CMO of Carol's Daughter, vice president of
alliances at Live Nation, associate publisher of VIBE Magazine, and
current adjunct marketing professor at New York University, saw a
business opportunity in 2012 and took it. It was the year she launched
NY-based Omerge Alliances, an integrated marketing communications
consultancy dedicated to independent video, film and music properties.
To say Dr. Mary M. Gillam has had a diverse career would be an
understatement. Gilliam is a retired Air Force Colonel after spending
nearly 30 years in the military; a former senior executive with the
Department of Defense (DoD), where she served as the Director of
Technology, Innovation, and Engineering; an Amazon #1 best-selling
author; and founder of tech consulting and management company M2G
Dynamic Leadership Solutions, LLC.