• Friday, October 20, 2017 at 08:00 AM

    New York: One Day Immersion in Media, Entertainment & Technology, Supported by the Emma Bowen Foundation

    One Day Immersion BannerPACE Auditorium

    Lubin EBF

    HBO Scripps Interactive Cable Center


    One Day Immersion 
    in Media, Entertainment, & Technology


    in association with Pace University's Lubin School of Business 
    Supported by the Emma Bowen Foundation 
    at the Schimmel Center at Pace University


    Friday, October 20, 2017 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (EDT)


    FREE ENTRY | Attend in Person | Live Online Video Streaming


    View the media release, May 2017.

    One Day Immersion in New York City is unlike any other academic initiative. We help students make meaningful connections with media professionals at the top of their game and coach them on how to develop strategic, professional relationships. With a full day of media execs talking about the industry – from cable to broadcast; content creation and production to program launch – you'll get it straight from people who are doing it now.

    Chairman and CEO of Time Warner, Jeff Bewkes, is this year's keynote speaker. 

    Students, you are tomorrow’s future executives, thought leaders and innovators. Don’t miss this very cool event that offers unprecedented access to some of the smartest people in the media industry. Learn what they did to make an impact and get ahead. Panelists tell you how they did it and answer your questions. You'll be inspired by their knowledge and insight. You could find a mentor, an internship or a great contact for your future!

    Open to all current college students and recent college graduates, you can choose whether to attend in person or tune in to the live stream – and there is no charge. The program includes multiple panels, career workshops, keynote speaker and networking opportunities. There are scholarship awards and door prizes!

    View the full list of speakers.


Past Events

  • Thursday, December 03, 2015 at 05:30 PM
    Mission DuPont in Washington, DC

    DC Holiday Mixer

    Welcome the holidays in style with your friends and colleagues in the Emma Bowen alumni community!

  • Monday, December 14, 2015 at 06:00 PM
    Pop Burger in New York, NY

    NYC Holiday Mixer

    Welcome the holidays in style with your friends and colleagues in the Emma Bowen alumni community!

  • Thursday, December 17, 2015 at 06:00 PM
    Smith House in Los Angeles, CA

    LA Holiday Mixer

    Welcome the holidays in style with your friends and colleagues in the Emma Bowen alumni community!

  • Tuesday, March 08, 2016 at 04:00 PM

    Media Sales 101 Webinar

    One of the best kept secrets in the media business is Media Sales - the people who work to sell the advertising that makes all of the content we see, read, and download possible. For example, did you know that 85 - 90% of today's broadcast General Managers followed the Media Sales path on their way to their current positions? Media sales is one of the fastest growing revenue streams in the industry - join this exclusive webinar to find out more about the ins and outs of the business.

    To access the Media Sales 101 webinar, please use the following link - Your Access Code is emmabowen2016.


  • Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 05:30 PM · 88 rsvps
    Brother Jimmy's BBQ - 181 Lexington Avenue at 31st Street

    The 2016 Link Mixer


    Mix and mingle with up-and-coming leaders in the media industry!  This evening mixer will bring together 40 Emma Bowen Foundation Fellows, their mentors, Emma Bowen Foundation alumni, young professionals in the media industry, and other friends of EBF, for networking and fellowship. 

    Refreshments will be provided.

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 09:00 AM · 75 rsvps
    The Grand Hyatt New York in New York, NY

    2016 Alumni & Young Professionals Conference

    Learn about the media and tech industry from some of the best young talent in the business. Emma Bowen Foundation alumni and other diverse young professionals will gather for breakfast, networking, and honest conversation about ways to make your mark in media and technology.

    9:00 – 9:30 AM: Welcome and Keynote Address

    Scott Havens, Global Head of Digital, Bloomberg Media, welcomes and addresses the conference.

    9:30 – 10:15 AM: Exploring Entrepreneurship and Thinking Outside The Box

    There are many ways to build a career in media, from working within a company to starting your own business to getting post-graduate education that you can bring back to an employer. This panel will look at some non-traditional careers in media and tech and discuss how to shape your own career path in the industry.

    Panelists – Rhonesha Byng, Founder of; Rana Campbell, Freelance Content Creator; Sonie Guseh, Digital Strategy Fellow at Conde Nast; Kenneth Wright, Jr., CEO & Founder of Klean Collar, Inc.; Jason Smikle, Co-Founder and Managing Director at fNograph

    Moderator – David Burton, Emma Bowen Foundation Post-Graduate Fellow

    10:15 – 11:00 AM: Social Media and the News

    Panelists – Gio Benitez, Correspondent at ABC News; Marquise Francis, Social Media Manager at History NOW; Marisch Perrera, Strategic Planning Coordinator/Business Development, CBS Television Stations; Rachel Scott, Production Associate at ABC News.

    Moderator – Ashley Johnson, Reporter, Chasing News

    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Networking

    Meet the panelists and other Emma Bowen Foundation alumni during this networking session. 

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 05:30 PM · 198 rsvps
    The Grand Hyatt New York

    The 2016 Tech Mixer


    Mix and mingle with up-and-coming leaders and established professionals in tech. At this evening mixer, all of the Emma Bowen Foundation Fellows will gather with leaders from the tech industry for a mixer with an emphasis on innovation and the future.

    Meet the current and future leaders of the tech industry!

    Refreshments will be provided.

  • Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 06:45 AM
    The Grand Hyatt New York

    Volunteering for the Hall of Fame Breakfast

    Thank you for offering to volunteer during the Emma Bowen Foundation's first annual Hall of Fame Breakfast. With your help, we will start a new tradition of honoring our past and celebrating our future!

  • Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 07:30 AM · $500.00 USD
    The Grand Hyatt Ballroom

    Hall of Fame Breakfast

    In 1989, three visionaries - Emma L. Bowen, Dr. Everett C. Parker, and Dan Burke - founded the Emma Bowen Foundation to help give young people of color an opportunity to succeed in the media and technology industries. To honor their legacy of impact, the Emma Bowen Foundation will induct our three founders into the Emma Bowen Foundation Hall of Fame at our inaugural Hall of Fame Breakfaston Thursday, June 23rd.

    The Hall of Fame Breakfast will also look to the future by presenting the Emma and Student of the Year Awards to current Emma Bowen Fellows who are making the most of their opportunity in the program.

    Tickets and tables to the Hall of Fame Breakfast are included with most of the Conference Sponsorship packages, but may also be purchased separately. Click here for more information.

  • Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 07:30 AM · $500.00 USD
    Grand Hyatt New York in New York, NY