April 20, 2021
Embrace Diversity. Embrace Success.
In this issue - NAMIC celebrates National Arab American Heritage Month; NAMIC announces Vision Awards winners; and Register for NAMIC's Leadership Seminar.
National Arab American Heritage Month
National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM) is a time for celebrating the history, contributions, and culture of the diverse population of Arab Americans.

NAMIC Announces Recipients of Annual Vision Awards, Which Celebrate Diversity in Programming
NAMIC issued a total of 18 Vision Awards for networks and distributors. HBO and HBO Max led the honors with five awards for the fifth consecutive year for its programs: Lovecraft Country; The Shop: Uninterrupted; HA Festival: The Art of Comedy; Insecure; and a best performance award for Insecure’s Issa Rae. CNN followed with three awards, while NBC News and Lifetime both picked up two Vision Awards.

Movers & Shakers
NAMIC ELDP Class XVIII Alumna Denise Bennett Now VP, Brand Strategy, iHeartMedia
Check out this iHeartRadio podcast featuring Denise...

In the first episode of Thee Diversity Hire, Founder, Naomi Lilly, speaks with Denise Bennett, Award-Winning Entertainment and Media Marketer.

NAMIC Leadership Seminar
Apply Today for the NAMIC Leadership Seminar!

July 19-23, 2021
Application Open: April 5, 2021
Application Deadline: June 18, 2021

September 27 – October 1, 2021
Application Open: June 28, 2021
Application Deadline: August 20, 2021

November 15 – 19, 2021
Application Open: August 23, 2021
Application Deadline: October 22, 2021

Chapter Spotlight
NAMIC chapters continue to provide members with virtual learning and connecting. Receive 10% off membership when you register for a chapter event.

CDC Director Declares Racism a ‘Serious Public Health Threat’
‘Hamilton’ Creator Partners With Posse Foundation to Mentor Arts Students
Kim Godwin Named President of ABC News
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