ADVISORY, June 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Emma Bowen Foundation (EBF) is a non-profit organization founded in 1989 that focuses on increasing diversity in media and technology across all functions and levels. EBF does this by connecting promising students and experienced professionals of color to opportunities at top media and technology companies and advocating for best practices in diverse hiring, retention, and advancement.
In honor of the occasion, Rahsaan Harris, PhD, President & CEO, will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, June 15, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Emma Bowen Media Contact:
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About The Emma Bowen Foundation
Founded in 1989, the Emma Bowen Foundation connects promising students of color to internships and advocates for best practices in hiring, retention, and advancement in the media and technology industries. During its history, the Foundation has provided paid internships for almost 800 students of color. Over 74% of alumni pursue careers in the media and technology fields in roles ranging from account executives, engineers, on air-reporters, and include Emmy and Peabody award winners. Corporate partners range from major television networks such as CBS, to public relations firms as FleishmanHillard and technology leaders as Concurrent Computer Corporation.
For more information, please visit www.emmabowenfoundation.org or follow us @EmmaLBowenFdn (Twitter and Instagram) or Emma Bowen Foundation on Facebook.
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