Valeisha Butterfield Jones, global executive at Google, talks diversity in tech

Valeisha Butterfield Jones is the global head of women and Black community engagement at Google where she is responsible for strengthening and deepening the technology giant’s recruitment, retention and inclusion practices from an intersectional lens. She’s also the co-founder and CEO of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, an award-winning executive, an activist and author […]

Lil Kim honored at the WEEN Awards

The sixth annual WEEN Awards took place Wednesday, Nov.16 at The Espace in New York City. The event was hosted by radio personality, Angela Yee. The event brought together a group of individuals driven to the success of leadership and solidarity; while honoring celebrities who are uplifting the movement. This year’s honorees included veteran actress […]

WEEN CEO Valeisha Butterfield Jones releases new book, ‘The Girlprint’

Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, the co-founder and CEO of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, has released her new book, The GirlPrint. At the Aloft Harlem hotel, friends, mentors, tastemakers and industry influencers gathered to celebrate the release of the first book from the business maven. The Girlprint gives young women a springboard of information to propel them from having dreams, […]

Co-Founder of WEEN: Valeisha Butterfield gets engaged

Co-founder of WEEN, Valeisha Butterfield,is now engaged to NBA baller Dahntay Jones.  Valeisha, the WEEN chair and daughter of U.S. Congressman G. K. Butterfield and N.C. State Representative Jean Farmer – has just released their official engagement photo just before their summer wedding. The Indiana Pacers star and Valeisha are getting married at her family’s […]

Valeisha M. Butterfield Serves as Keynote Speaker for One Woman Conference

Award-winning marketing and communications strategist Valeisha M. Butterfield is the former deputy director of public affairs for the International Trade Administration, co-founder and chair of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN), national talk radio show host, television personality and recognized expert on global programs designed for minorities and women worldwide. For more than a […]