Maya Harris, former vice president and officer of the board of trustees at the Ford Foundation, has joined the Center for American Progress as a senior fellow to work with the organization’s economic policy team, Project 2050, as well as its new initiative, Fair Shot.
LaJune Montgomery Tabron was appointed president and CEO of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The appointment makes her the first African American woman to lead the foundation since its founding more than 83 years ago.
Advertising exec Anna Banks recently made advertising trade magazine Ad
Age’s “Women to Watch” list. And there is no question as to why. As a
digital strategist, her expertise is much sought after. At Organic Inc.,
she leads a team whose responsibility is developing cross-platform
digital strategies for marketers such as Kimberly-Clark, Nike, Visa and
Keith Clinkscales, former publisher of several leading Black
publications including Honey, Savoy and Heart & Soul, is the new CEO
of Revolt TV. Founded by rapper/entrepreneur Sean Combs, Revolt TV is a new platform for
the millennial audience of artists and innovators. Set to launch in the
fall of 2013, it will focus on music and videos.