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April 7, 2016

Congratulations, NAMIC Leadership Seminar graduates! Over forty professionals gathered in Washington DC for a 3-day workshop, March 30-April 1, with the goal of maximizing strengths, filling in development gaps, raising the bar on performance in current roles, and planning courageously and strategically for continuous growth and advancement.  

According to the 2014 NAMIC Education Program Impact Study, participants in NAMIC's Leadership Seminar were more likely than non-participants to receive a promotion, particularly in the first year following participation. Also, retention was shown to be higher amongst Leadership Seminar alumni.

Upcoming Leadership Seminars are listed below. Visit or call the NAMIC office at 212-594-5985 for more information.
  • July 27-29, 2016: Denver, CO
  • October 26-28, 2016: San Diego, CA
Upcoming NAMIC national events:
  • Buy your ticket for the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast, May 18, 2016, during the Internet and Television Expo (INTX) at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
  • Take advantage of the 30% off early registration rates for the 30th Annual NAMIC Conference, 
    September 20-21, 2016 in New York City. The discounted ticket price will be in effect until June 1, 2016.
Upcoming NAMIC local chapter events:
(Remember, if you're a non-member and attend a local NAMIC chapter event, you may join on the spot and receive 10% off your NAMIC membership! Inquire at the event.) 
  • NAMIC-Atlanta will be holding a interactive discussion on transformational leadership, featuring executive coach, Becky A. Davis on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.


Does your company pay for your NAMIC membership? Many NAMIC partner organizations cover the fee for membership. Inquire within your company or give me a call at 212-594-5985.
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Susan Waldman 
Senior Manager, Membership and Publications
In This Issue
A Conversation With Asian-Americans on Race
The New York Times
In this installment of our "Conversations on Race" series for Op-Docs, Asian-Americans talk about how stereotypes unfairly confine them - particularly the one that brands them a "model minority."

PayPal Holdings Inc. is scrapping plans to build an operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina, extending the fallout from legislation passed last month that bars transgender people from bathrooms and locker rooms that don't match the gender on their birth certificates.

If you thought making it to the top ranks of leadership as white woman was hard, consider for a moment the plight of women of color.
"Honestly, before Yao, it never mattered to me whether there were Asians in the NBA. But now, as Yao enters the Hall of Fame, I realize he was a global ambassador both for the game and for Asians."

BET Networks announced yesterday that it had acquired the assets of Soul Train from InterMedia Partners and The Yucaipa Companies. The assets include the Soul Train brand, and more than a thousand hours of archival footage from the show's 37-year history.

Soccer remains an ever-important ratings and revenue driver for Hispanic sports networks. Thus, it should come as no surprise that Univision Deportes and ESPN Deportes are each gearing up for tournaments they believe will be key draws for sponsors and viewers.

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Industry Events


LGBT Weekly
Honey Maid, a Mondelēz International brand with a legacy of celebrating the diverse fabric of the American family, is embarking on the third year of its "This Is Wholesome" campaign, today sharing stories of families who have been brought closer together through one thing: acceptance.

Broadcasting & Cable
NBCUniversal Hispanic Group announced today, "Movimiento" a social-first movement based on CultureFirstâ„¢- a first-of-its-kind report on U.S. Latinos from NBCUniversal's consumer insights practice, The Curve Report, in collaboration with Telemundo - research findings exposing the next generation of multicultural storytellers, artists, filmmakers, social media stars and more.