Posts tagged "Jocelyn K. Allen"

Boss Moves: BFFs Quit Jobs to Launch Their Own Thing

Boss Moves: BFFs Quit Jobs to Launch Their Own Thing
By Zondra Hughes BFFs, (Best Friends Forever), take note: Today is a big day for two mothers, two daughters, two communication executives, two go-getters, and yes, two best friends, Jocelyn K. Allen and Chandra S. Lewis, as they have decided to merge their talents to create something huge. Jocelyn K. Allen a marketing and communications... Read more »

Art For Life: Hamptons High Fashion

Always A-List Jawn Murray and Star Jones
Now this is high fashion! The Russell Simmons Art For Life benefit gala took place over the weekend in the Hamptons, New York. Cadillac was Valet Sponsor for the event that raised nearly $300,000 to fund art programs for needy students. Here are a few of the many stand-out styles from the event. Follow the... Read more »

Photos: Russell Simmons' Art For Life Summer Camp

Students of Russell Simmons' Art For Life Camp in Brooklyn, New York.
The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation (RPAF) “is dedicated to providing inner city youth across New York City with significant exposure to the arts, as well as to supporting emerging artists with exhibition opportunities.” On the countdown to the annual Art For Life gala, journalists visited the Corridor Galleries today in New York to see the students... Read more »
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Kevin Hart, Ice T and More ABFF Celebrity Photos

Kevin Hart, Ice T and More ABFF Celebrity Photos
The Six Brown Chicks are in New York to cover the 18th Annual American Black Film Festival, sponsored by Cadillac. As we look to the future, it is our goal to not only support Black filmmakers, but to promote their work for everyone’s enjoyment! The ABFF is committed to broadening the mainstream embrace of Black... Read more »

Photos: The Black Social Network Play Detroit

Lamar Barnes and Shettima Webb
The Black Social Network College Tour is a traveling stage play that uses theater to illustrate the importance of responsible social media branding. In The Black Social Network, Eva, an ambitious celebrity publicist, and Jasmine, a Facebook fabulist, unravel when an online rumor triggers offline consequences. Image is everything— until reality crashes the party. Detroit... Read more »

Detroit Divas Join The Black Social Network College Tour

Detroit Divas Join The Black Social Network College Tour
The Black Social Network College Tour is a traveling stage play that uses theater to illustrate the importance of responsible social media branding. In The Black Social Network, Eva, an ambitious celebrity publicist, and Jasmine, a Facebook fabulist, unravel when an online rumor triggers offline consequences. Image is everything— until reality crashes the party. Detroit... Read more »
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The Chicago Auto Show is Coming! Women in the Auto Industry

The Chicago Auto Show is Coming! Women in the Auto Industry
The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), producer of The Chicago Auto Show has been showcasing the world’s finest autos since 1935. While we gear up for the opening of the Chicago show, we are also giving you a behind-the-scenes look at what the women of General Motors did behind the scenes as they launched the... Read more »

Our First Film Short: A New Look at Leadership

Our First Film Short: A New Look at Leadership
Dr. Dawj and I convinced (okay, begged) Jocelyn K. Allen, Director – Regional, Grassroots and Diversity Communications at General Motors, to allow us to shadow her during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), her 21st year working that event. We wanted to know what women in the auto industry did during arguably the most... Read more »

The ExecuDiva's 5 Secrets of an A-List Event

By Zondra Hughes You can plan a party for your friends and loved ones, but you should plan a corporate event for your business, explains Jocelyn K. Allen, Director, Regional Grassroots and Diversity Communications at General Motors. A party is an enjoyable get together; a corporate event can be just as enjoyable, however it should... Read more »
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Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)
The Six Brown Chicks took a road trip to General Motors World in Detroit last week to interview six top-ranking female executives, engineers, and automotive designers for an exclusive editorial series: The Chicks of GM. Monday: Vivian Pickard President, General Motors Foundation Topic: How to Attract a Mentor *** Tuesday: Angela Barbee-Hatter Director, Global Design... Read more »