2018 Diversity Awards Dinner Photo Gallery

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The 25th anniversary Diversity Awards Dinner took place on May 7, 2018, at Cipriani Wall Street. Please see some highlights from the evening, below.

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THF Announces Scott Weiss Alumni Scholarship Recipients

The T. Howard Foundation (THF) is excited to announce the recipients of the 2017 Scott Weiss Scholarship, an annual merit-based award granted to eligible alumni of THF’s Internship Program.

Now in its 18th year, the scholarship provides alumni financial assistance for their academic and career pursuits including tuition, textbooks and/or expenses related to career development, such as conferences and workshops that help prepare recipients for a career in the media and entertainment industry.

This year, THF awarded $15,000 in scholarships, with each recipient receiving $2500.

The Scott Weiss Scholarship is named after Scott Weiss, T. Howard Foundation founder and Chairman Emeritus. He is currently CEO and owner of Speakeasy, a THF host company.

2017 Scott Weiss Scholarship Award recipients are (including current institution, expected graduation year, THF internship Program year(s) and host company):

  • Tatiana Cadet (New York University, Public Relations and Corporate Communications, ’18), THF ’17, Viacom (BET)
  • Jin Kim (University of Michigan- Ann Arbor, Screen Arts & Cultures and Business Administration, ’18), THF ’16 and ’17, NBCUniversal
  • Cierra Lockett (Loyola Marymount University, Writing and Producing for Television, ’19), THF ’13, Viacom (Nickelodeon)
  • Kevina Newton (New York University, Media, Culture and Communication, ’17), THF ’17, Turner Broadcasting, Inc.
  • Maitlyn Phan (University of Southern California, Business Administration, ’17), THF ’17, Viacom (Nickelodeon)
  • Hongyu Zhou (University of Pennsylvania, Communication, ’18), THF ’17, Facebook

 

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T. Howard Will Celebrate Its Founders at 25th Anniversary Awards Dinner

On March 21, 2018, T. Howard Foundation will celebrate its 25th Anniversary at the 2018 Diversity Awards Dinner and will pay special tribute to those founding corporations who made it their business to establish a non-profit organization with a mission of diversity and inclusion.

Showtime Networks was one of the founding companies that will be honored on March 21st with the distinctive Founders Award.

Thanks to the dedication of its founders and all those that followed, the T. Howard Foundation continues to grow is programs and services, placing over 100 diverse interns every year with nearly 50 host companies, and helping them to launch their careers in this incredible industry.

We look forward to recognizing and celebrating the founders of the T. Howard Foundation at our 2018 Diversity Awards Dinner in such a milestone year, our 25th Anniversary.