The Network Journal (TNJ; TNJ.com), an award-winning business magazine for African-American professionals, corporate executives and business owners, announces its 2019 list of 25 Influential Black Women in Business.
“The women we honor in the 21st year of the awards span occupations, industries and expertise, and they share the same traits when it comes to their career and community service: passion, drive and focus. We salute them for achieving significant levels of success in their businesses and professional careers, and for their myriad contributions to their community,” states TNJ Publisher and CEO Aziz Gueye Adetimirin.
This select group will be profiled in the Spring 2019 issue of the magazine, and will be formally honored during Women’s History Month at the 21st Annual 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards Luncheon, presented by Morgan Stanley, on Friday, March 22, 2019. This highly anticipated signature TNJ event will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, located at 1535 Broadway (between 45th & 46th streets) in New York City, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This year’s sponsors include Presenting Sponsor Morgan Stanley. Additional sponsors include GCM Grosvenor, L’Oreal USA, Entergy and Bronner Brothers.
The program includes a networking reception, lunch and awards presentation, with multi-Emmy Award- winning journalist, Brenda Blackmon as Mistress of Ceremonies. The annual event attracts a “Who’s Who” of business executives and decision makers from various industries. Tickets are $375.00 if purchased on or before March 9th, and $425.00 thereafter. To purchase tickets, please visit https://www.tnj.com
The 25 Influential Black Women in Business Class of 2019:
President & CEO
United Way of the National Capital Area
Eboné M. Carrington
Chief Executive Officer
NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem
Vivian Scott Chew
Kelley F. Cornish
Global Head of Global Diversity & Inclusion
TD Bank Group
Candace Steele Flippin, D.M.
Executive Vice President, Chief Communications Officer
First Horizon National Corporation
Kimberly Lounds Foster
Corporate Vice President, Global Supply
Sandra Dawn Grannum, Esq.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Marilyn Monroe Harris, D.Min.
Vice President, Community Relations
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey
Founder, President & CEO
Lynn K. Law
Vice President, Partnerships and Advancement
National Urban League
Angela B. Lee
Vice President, Talent Development
Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.
Audria Pendergrass Lee
Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. (FINRA)
Anitra C. Marsh
Global Associate Director of Brand Communications and Sustainability, Skin & Personal
Proctor & Gamble
Robin Nunn, Esq.
Partner, Chair, Consumer Financial Services Practice
Karen L. Pavlin
Managing Director, Financial Services
Rebecca E. Powell
Senior Vice President, Wealth Management
Senior Vice President, Head of Supply Chain Americas
Vice President, Supervisor Enablement
Pauline W. Saunders
Managing Director, Consumer & Community Banking; Business Control Manager, Consumer Banking
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
K. Lynn Scott
President, Aetna’s Professional Employer Organization
Vice President & Chief Inclusion & Collaboration Officer
Teneshia Jackson Warner
President & CEO
Uncle Nearest, Inc.
Patricia A. Winston, R.N.
Interim Senior Vice President
University Hospital of Brooklyn
About the 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards
Launched in March 1999, The Network Journal’s 25 Influential Black Women in Business Awards honors women whose professional achievements have significantly impacted an industry or profession, and who also have made an important contribution to their community. A “TNJ25” honoree typically is a business owner, or a partner, president, CEO, board chair, or other senior-management executive with significant decision-making authority in the corporate, nonprofit (including academia and medicine), or government sector.
About The Network Journal
Founded in 1993, The Network Journal (TNJ) is an award-winning magazine published quarterly. It provides news and commentaries on issues that affect the growth of business and the advancement of professionals in the workplace for an audience of predominantly African-American professionals, corporate executives and small-business owners. Engaging more than 98,325 readers per issue, TNJ is distributed nationwide, with a focus on the New York tri-state area, while its daily digital edition at tnj.com reaches a global audience. For more information call (212) 962- 3791, or visit the Web site at www.tnj.com.