Kierna Mayo was named SVP of Content and Brands, at
Interactive One. Prior, she was the Editor-in-Chief, VP, Digital Content
at Ebony magazine.
President Barack Obama appoints Phyliss
Craig-Taylor, Dr. Lillian Lowery and Marian Wright Edelman to the
WH HBCU Board of of Advisors.
A veteran in public accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services, Tanya Davis was appointed to Barry University’s Board of Trustees.
Private equity financier Robert F. Smith was named chairman of the board at the iconic Carnegie Hall. He joined the board in 2013.
Elaine Welteroth, Teen Vogue’s beauty director since 2012, was promoted
to a team of 3 that will now lead the magazine.
Award-winning communications strategist Saptosa Foster was one of 50 communications leaders that Top Women in PR honored eariier this year.
Debra Lee was recently named board
member at Twitter. She joined the BET, which was founded by Robert L. Johnson, 10 years ago.
Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick was appointed to serve on the Board of Advisors for
the WH Initiative on HBCUS.
Dr. Barbara Hutchinson, managing partner of Chesapeake Cardiac Care,
P.A., was named President of the Association of Black Cardiologists.
Last week, President Barack Obama announced his plans to appoint Janice Bryant Howroyd to his advisory board on HBCUs.