The Network Journal (TNJ), a New York City-based magazine that focuses on African-American professionals and small business owners, has completed selections for its year 2006 top achievers who will be honored at the Ninth Annual "40-Under-Forty" Achievement Awards Ceremony. Among the prestigious honorees is Holly Cooper, President and CEO of Diva in Training Public Relations from Rockaway Beach.
Some of her past and present clients include Time Life Music, R&B legend Peabo Bryson, Queens Native Composer Irving Burgie, Reverend Floyd H. Flake, The Greater Allen Cathedral, R&B Artist and Star of Tyler Perry "Madea Goes To Jail" Christian Keyes, Writer and HIV/AIDS Activist Dr. Monica Sweeney, Gospel Artist David Bratton and Spirit of Praise, Gospel Artist Briss, to name a few.
This event will be held on Thursday, June 22 at Columbia University in the Alfred Lerner Hall located at 2920 Broadway (at 116th Street) in New York City from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Master of Ceremonies for the evening is Ed Gordon, host of the radio show, News & Notes with Ed Gordon.
The recognition event, one of a kind in the area, profiles 40 individuals, all under the age of 40, who have achieved significant levels of success and made substantial contributions in their careers and to their communities. The 40 achievers will also be profiled in the special June issue of the magazine.
The Network Journal's annual " 40-Under-Forty " awards celebration was launched in 1998 as a hallmark program to recognize the best and brightest young Black achievers. The honorees represent a diverse workforce, from business owners to corporate executives, spanning industries from media, entertainment and fashion to medicine, science and financial services. Honorees are chosen based on a palpable display of excellence in business, passion for achieving higher goals and commitment to the community and are profiled in the current (June) issue of TNJ.