Wed, Nov 09|
The Hot Seat: Janessa Henry | Brand Experience Coordinator @ Nike
Time & Place
Nov 09, 2022, 4:30 PM PST – Nov 10, 2022, 5:30 PM PST
Community Members Attending
About the Event
The Fireside Chat:
The Hot Seat (Fireside Chat) is a moderated conversation featuring leaders and people of influence from the business community and public sector. By highlighting stories of success (primarily from women and people of color), this event is designed to be an inspirational, mentorial resource for entrepreneurs and professionals.
About Your Guest:
Janessa Henry Janessa is an advocate for her community, curator of culture and leader amongst her peers. Born in North Carolina with roots through the Southeast and Midwest, she currently works as the Brand Experience Coordinator in Marketing at Nike as well as the Chief of Staff of Nike's Black Employee Network. Prior to joining Nike, she spent her time in non profit management with several organizations in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a proud graduate of Hampton University with a Bachelor's in Sport Management, minor in Marketing and Georgia State University with a Master's in Sport Administration. In her spare time, you can catch Janessa spending time with friends and family, looking for new restaurants to try or serving the community as she also sits on the associate board for Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland.
About Your Host, Rubelyn Chu:
Rubelyn Chu is the GM of ProDev, part of the YPC non-profit organization, and Co-Founder of Access2, a sourcing and staffing marketplace that operates in tandem with community organizations. We help ensure that space is occupied by providing opportunity through events and storytelling through our unique platform, one of them being sports.
Rubelyn is also part of the Alumni Advisory Board and Advisee in the Entrepreneurship Program at Northwest University and is a mentor to local high school and college students and in the local startup community. When she isn’t working, she can be found in the gym, going on road trips/traveling or with family and friends.