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February 15, 2018
Dear NAMIC Diversity Digest Readers,

NAMIC Chapter Leaders gathered in Miami in early February for a day and a half leadership development workshop and learned the tools of the trade to run a chapter. The packed agenda included best practices sharing, problem solving and software training to name a few. Chapter officers left rejuvenated and ready for 2018!

The Chinese New Year falls on Feb. 16. and millions of people from the East Asian and South diaspora will celebrate the festival. The dates of the Chinese New Year change yearly since the celebration is based on the Lunar calendar, not to be confused with the Gregorian calendar. This year is known as the Year of the Dog, learn more here.

The Digest is changing its frequency from weekly to every other week effective immediately. The next issue will land in your inbox on March 1. We look will continue to bring you the latest news and NAMIC updates, but now you'll be more excited to see us :) In the meantime we'll leverage social media and media alerts for sharing timely info. Do you have any feedback? Let us know!
In This Issue
N AMIC-New York ELDP Class XII alumna Carla Moore , Vice President, Point of Sale Strategy and Education at HBO and Certified Professional Coach announced the publication of Crash! Leading Through the Wreckage: Using Personal Power to Transform Your Leadership ( available now ). 
NAMIC-Denver Vice President Judy Brown, Senior Manager, Reliability Engineering
Charter Communications joins the Cable Next-Gen Conference Breakfast Panel, "Women in Comms."

NAMIC-New York member and 29th Annual NAMIC Conference honorary co-chair Dinni Jain was named Alphabet's Google Fiber Group New CEO.

NAMIC-Southern California Vice President and ELDP Class XVI almuna  Sandy Nunez , Coordinating Producer, ESPN was a panelist on the Broken Barriers Productions  women of color in sports journalism panel.

NAMIC-New York member and 31st Annual NAMIC Conference L. Patrick Mellon Mentorship Luncheon featured guest speaker Jessica Santana, Co-Founder, New York On Tech gave her first TEDx talk on how our next tech geniuses can come from anywhere.

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Broadcasting & Cable
Brown Sugar, the subscription video-on-demand service launched by African-American focused network Bounce, said it is starting to add original content to its streaming offerings. It will be available to subscribers starting Feb. 12, in time for Black History Month.

Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and filmmaker Ava DuVernay launched a diversity program on Monday that will fund internships in the entertainment industry for young people from underserved communities.

The Washington Post
The Jamaican Olympic bobsledder, who was born in the United States but is competing for Jamaica at the PyeongChang Games, started to answer a question Saturday about the importance of diversity in sports during a news conference in South Korea when she started to choke up.

NBC News
Among other things, it includes 12 NBA teams ushering in the Year of the Dog with Chinese New Year-themed events at their home arenas, along with the Warriors and Houston Rockets wearing uniforms with Chinese characters and symbolism.

Day-To-Day Experiences Of Emotional Tax Among Women And Men Of Color In The Workplace
Catalyst today released a new report, Day-to-Day Experiences of Emotional Tax Among Women and Men of Color in the Workplace, finding that a majority of women of color-specifically individuals who identify with Asian, Black, Latinx and multiracial backgrounds-experience an "Emotional Tax" in US workplaces affecting their overall health, well-being and ability to thrive. 
Gary E. Knell, who has served as president and CEO of the National Geographic Society since 2014, has been named new CEO of National Geographic Partners, succeeding Declan Moore, who is exiting. Knell takes over the position on March 1.


Dos Equis signed a deal with Intersport to become the title sponsor of the inaugural 3X3U National Championship...NBCUniversal and BuzzFeed launched Playfull on Facebook, a millennial parenting channel (target audience: 20-34). 


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