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January 11, 2018
Dear NAMIC Diversity Digest Readers,

Apply by January 31st for the NAMIC Leadership Seminar. The workshop's format sets the stage for professionals to obtain the knowledge, competencies, and diverse perspectives necessary for maximum performance and career enhancement.

"This was an enlightening and dynamic course. It not only developed my thought of company goals as it relates to driving financial goals, but also diversity of culture and thought to drive those goals as well! In addition, I was fortunate to meet individuals who will lead our industry into the next decade and beyond! Highly recommended!"

 - Michael HoShue, Sales Manager - Mid-Market, Cox Business. NAMIC Leadership Seminar, Los Angeles, 2017

Check out the video below to hear from more participants.

NAMIC Leadership Seminar Class Video
NAMIC Leadership Seminar Class Video

As a reminder, if you're a non-member and attend a local NAMIC event, you can join on the spot and receive up to 10% off your NAMIC membership! Feel free to inquire at your next event. Please also see below for upcoming event registration and program deadlines:
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In This Issue

Discovery Communications, which helped lead the revitalization of downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, is leaving Montgomery County, selling its headquarters and moving to New York.
Huffington Post
The star of Netflix's "Master Of None" took home the Golden Globe for Best Actor In A Television Series Musical or Comedy on Sunday night. In doing so, he made history as the first male of Asian descent to win a best actor award in a television category. 
In 2018, Bollywood filmmakers are ready to let their creativity fly by bringing a number of films to the big screen that will happily sweep us away from reality, and wind up as the biggest movies of the year.

In the run-up to Miami's Natpe TV trade fair, Imira Entertainment, the top Spanish distributor of kids and family content and part of India's Toonz Media Group, has unveiled a raft of deals, often inked with SVOD platforms.
U.S. News & World Report
English soccer leaders want to interview at least one black or ethnic minority candidate in future for jobs around the national teams.

The company again increases the program's Internet speed, offers free access to millions of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, and expands low-income senior citizen pilot program.

NBC News
As part of its commitment to inform and empower Hispanics in Chicago, Telemundo Chicago (WSNS) announced Monday it will expand its local news programming with an 11 a.m. weekly newscast starting Monday, Jan. 22.
The study sought to understand what Hispanics know about these services, if they're interested in subscribing to them, how this all may or may not differ from non-Hispanics and more.

One of the main reasons people have embraced "This Is Us" is because the Pearson family's story is universal.  Their joys and struggles - from the birth of a child, to financial difficulties, to career wins, to challenges with weight loss - are so relatable.  


Global brands publicly touted their commitment to multicultural marketing and research, as seen by change agents like Nike, with the launch of the first mainstream sports hijab and Disney Pixar, whose animated movie, Coco, based on the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos, shattered the box office this holiday season.


NAMIC-Virginia member Jessica Jones, Events Marketing Specialist, Cox Communications received an award for her contributions to the Cox VA Diversity Council. 

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