EMPOWERMENT Friday - 2:35PM
Tamika D. Mallory is a nationally recognized civil rights activist and a fiery and outspoken champion for social justice. Her tireless activism earned her public praise as “a leader of tomorrow” by Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, Valerie B. Jarrett. Founder of Mallory Consulting, a strategic planning firm in New York City, she is a regular contributor for Essence Magazine and NewsOne.com, and has been featured on national outlets such TV One, CNN, MSNBC and BET. Known for her anti-violence work, she is currently co-chair of an initiative of New York City, Gun Violence Awareness Month.