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March 9, 2017
Dear NAMIC Supporter:

This month we celebrate Women's History. Yesterday's tribute to International Women's Day was emphasized by the "Fearless Girl" statue installed by an asset management company in front of Manhattan's iconic charging bull. The statue highlighted the lack of gender diversity and equality in the workplace. Please enjoy today's issue dedicated to celebrating women. 

As we honor fearless women in the workplace, NAMIC continues to deliver its mission to educate, advocate and empower for multi-ethnic diversity in the media and communications industry via leadership and professional development programs and initiatives:

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Susan Waldman 
Senior Manager, Membership and Publications
In This Issue


For the month of March, which is both National Reading Month and Women's History Month, NBC Asian America is celebrating by reading recently published memoirs written by Asian-American women. Check out some of the titles below.
The Advocate
Throughout the month The Advocate will feature queer pioneers whose strength, resilience, and ingenuity paved the way for others. Today we honor political pioneer Elaine Noble. 

As we enter into Women's History Month and the world celebrates the role women play in today's society, it is important to underscore the role of the segment driving more than 50 percent of the total population growth: Latinas.
Fuse is celebrating Women's History Month by looking at a variety of rising forces who are creating Future Women's History before our eyes. Today we are honoring TV host, writer and producer Samantha Bee, whose outspoken comedy is the voice of truth this country needs.
Women's History Month is in full swing and to commemorate it, the National Museum of African American History and Culture will be conducting a series of panel discussions and film screenings in the museum's Oprah Winfrey Theater. 

The start of March marks the beginning of Women's History Month, and television creators are proudly showcasing specials, shows, segments and content that not only spotlight women's achievements, but that also spur discussions on advancing gender equality. 
Bloomberg Inc. is creating a paid video channel called Heera for fans of Indian movies, shows and kids' programming, the latest addition to the online retailer's growing crop of niche and premium online TV networks as its media ambitions grow.

Pew Research Center
When getting news online, black online news consumers are much more likely than white consumers to follow up on these stories with an action.
Marketing Week
Coca-Cola has unveiled the latest ad for its 'Taste the Feeling' campaign, including "a wink" to the company's stance on diversity and inclusion.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) announced its partnership with CivicScience, to provide research on the Hispanic consumer and emergent trends. The partnership will combine Univision's Hispanic audience with CivicScience's polling and data analysis platform to deliver deep, real-time insights to advertisers, brands, political organizations and investors.


Congratulations to NAMIC-Atlanta Member of the Month, Tina Simmons, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Comcast. A 17-year member, Simmons notes how NAMIC is an integral partner for Comcast's diversity and inclusion strategy. 

NAMIC/Sava360 Shark Tank competition finalist, Maurice Evans: Retired NBA player, Founder & CEO, E.L.O.S. recently sat down with Sava360 to discuss fandom and to how maintain and extend success beyond the game. Part 1, Part 2.

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