Industry Insider: November 2019

Emma Bowen

The Emma Bowen Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2020 Fellowship Program. The Emma Bowen Foundation offers fellowships that prepare students for careers in theBusiness of Media,Content of Media, and Innovation of Media.Career tracks encompass those interested in being a producer, journalist, web developer, an engineer, business executive, PR agent, or any other career in the media or tech industry. The number of Fellowships vary and are determined by the available positions with the EBF’s company partners. In 2018, EBF placed 150 students, and this year approximately 200 students interned, some returning from the previous year. To qualify students must be:

  • A student of color (Asian,American Indian/Alaskan Native,Black, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Multi-Racial)
  • A graduating high school senior OR an undergraduate college student
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0
  • Are interested in pursuing a career in the media industry
  • Plan to attend or are currently a student at a four-year accredited college or university
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Speak and write English fluently

T. Howard Foundation

The T. Howard Foundation is accepting reservations for its 2020 Diversity Awards Dinner to be held on March 25 at Cipriani, New York, NY. The Diversity Awards Dinner is the Foundation’s premier fundraising and networking event that enables T. Howard to continue to fulfill its mission to promote diversity in media and entertainment by increasing the number of diverse and underrepresented groups and underserved communities within the industry. The T. Howard foundation is a Walter Kaitz Foundation grantee.

NAMIC

Members of Alvin Alley’s troupe performs On a Clear Day during the NAMIC Conference, Breaking Barriers: The Multi-Cultural Agenda, in September.