FedEx Executive Named One of the Top 25 Influential Black Women in Business by The Network Journal


NEW YORK , N.Y. (January 2008) — The Network Journal (TNJ) will announce its 2008 list of “25 Influential Black Women in Business.” Included is Gina F. Adams, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, FedEx. The honorees will be featured in the March issue of the magazine. In addition, TNJ will honor these movers and shakers during Women’s History Month at its 10th Anniversary Luncheon on March 13 at the renowned New York Marriott Marquis Hotel, located at 1535 Broadway (between 45th & 46th streets) in the business capital of the world, New York City from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

“The women we are honoring this year are in the forefront of American leadership and symbolize the diversity and advancement that has occurred across industry lines,” states TNJ Publisher and CEO Aziz Gueye Adetimirin. The program entails a cocktail networking reception, lunch and a presentation of the awards. The Mistress of Ceremonies will be Adaora Udoji, Co-host, WNYC Morning News. The event annually attracts a ‘Who’s Who’ of prominent business executives in various industries. This year’s sponsors are AOL, Black Voices, AXA, Cadillac, Entergy, L’OREAL USA, Toyota and 107.5 WBLS-FM Radio.

About The Network Journal

Founded in 1993, The Network Journal a premier monthly magazine except combined issues in July/August and December/January which plays a major role in sharing information and resources that informs and educates professionals, corporate executives and small business owners by providing news and commentary on issues that affect the growth of business and the advancement of professionals in the workplace. Engaging over 86,000 readers, The Network Journal is distributed nationwide with a focus on the Tri-state area (NY/NJ/CT) and features successful entrepreneurs and professionals who offer insights on business and career-building strategies, The Network Journal highlights trends in key industries, providing information on valuable resources in the corporate, government, and not-for-profit sectors.

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