Events

  • Monday, March 27, 2017 at 06:15 PM

    AMP Network Event Featuring NBC's Management Science Team

    Get to know about Career Opportunities with NBC's Management Science Team

    Our colleagues at NBCUNI are committed to diversifying their candidate pool by attracting more Latino, Native American, African American and women candidates. You should stop by and/or tell a friend.

    We reserved a conference room here on the 33rd floor in the McGraw Hill Building (1221 Ave of Americas – entrances on 48th & 49th Streets) for a conversation, food and drinks the evening of March 27th if you are interested in stopping by to network and meet folks. There will be a brief presentation approximately a half an hour in and the rest will be networking time.

    You will also have a unique opportunity to meet Cameron Davies, Senior Vice President Of Analytics.

     

    Management Science

    NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


    The Management Science team helps drive “the art of the possible” for advanced analytics at NBCUniversal by building and integrating pragmatic data science principles and products throughout the Company. The Team focuses primarily on decision science analyses to support and inform strategy and key business decisions and building advanced data products to help enable more data-enhanced decision support.

    Types of Jobs:
    Business Intelligence
    Data Engineering
    Data Science

    Desired skills:

    • experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data in a cluster-computing environment or similar experience in academia
    • programming language such Scala, R, Python or Java and the ability to write reusable and efficient code to automate analyses and data processes
    • familiarity with relational databases and SQL

     

    The AMP Network

    You should formally join our national network (@EmmaLBowenFdn Alumni & Media Professional Network). Watch this video to understand what we are trying to accomplish. It is an interview I gave to Nasdaq that highlights our new way of thinking about diversifying technology and media companies at different levels.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auDLXeSCTkY&t=1s

     

    The AMP network connects talented, experienced people of color to jobs in the media and technology industries. Sign up today... http://www.123contactform.com/form-2140669/EBF-Alumni-Survey.

     

     


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 - http://www.broadcastsatnielsen.com/emmabowen. 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

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    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 Heragenda.com; 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

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    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
    Grand Hyatt New York in New York, NY

    BUY TICKETS & TABLES

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  • 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.