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.
Seven years ago, Experience: Harlem was launched by Angie Hancock as an
information and entertainment portal for all things Harlem. Today, it
has been the go-to site for anyone—from New York residents to first-time
visitors--wanting to connect and “experience” the special venues and
well kept-secrets that Harlem has to offer.
Many women over 35 often complain about being invisible in the media. Where are the magazines for them? Well, now there is a website targeting these women, with a focus on African-American women. Founded by veteran journalists Sheree Crute and Yanick Rice Lamb, the site is called FierceforBlackWomen. It was created for Black women by Black women.