Date: Jul 22, 2020Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

NEW DATE – VIRTUAL – HBSAAA – Building Your Leadership Brand in a Virtual Environment

Wed, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)
General PublicCareer & Leadership


The HBS African-American Alumni Association presents a webinar addressing the impact of COVID-19 on our community.

The need to drive visible and meaningful change in our communities of color and beyond is more critical than ever. Join LinkedIn executives Jacqueline Jones (HBS 1997) and Ty Heath in conversation with communications strategist/author Jacqueline Adams (HBS 1978). They will discuss building and evolving your brand in a virtual environment, creating your voice and crafting messages that generate effective community engagement on LinkedIn.

Please note that no refunds will be issued.



Jacqueline Jones, MBA 1997

Head of Strategic Partnerships - Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging at LinkedIn

Jacqueline Jones is the Head of Strategic Partnerships for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging at LinkedIn. She has held business development and strategy roles across several industries such as Higher Education, Media/Entertainment, Technology, Advertising, Publishing and Consulting. Her experience includes roles at Fortune 500 companies including Clear Channel Communications, Cable and & Wireless, Accenture, Prudential and IBM. Jacqueline holds degrees from Harvard Business School, Wellesley College and is a Fulbright alumni.


Ty Heath

Global Lead at LinkedIn's B2B Institute

Ty is Global Lead at LinkedIn’s B2B Institute. Passionate about connecting people with information needed to make intelligent decisions, Ty delivers educational content to help marketers stay on top of the latest in digital marketing strategy with a bit of humor.

Prior to LinkedIn, Ty led digital marketing education at Google Inc, consulting within IBM as a social business manager and her B2B marketing consulting practice, Spectacled Marketer. Ty serves on the Digital Marketing Institute’s Global Advisory Council and the Diversity and Inclusion Council for Adweek. In her career, she has delivered digital marketing education to thousands.


Jacqueline Adams, MBA 1978

Jacqueline Adams launched a second career as a communications strategist after more than two decades as an Emmy Award winning CBS News correspondent. Her boutique firm, J Adams: Strategic Communications, LLC., has served a variety of corporate and non-profit clients.

She has co-authored a new book which is scheduled for publication in the fall of 2020, “A Blessing: Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive.” For more information or to pre-order the book, visit

Ms. Adams covered the groundbreaking campaigns of Jesse Jackson for President and Geraldine Ferraro for Vice President before spending five years as a White House correspondent during the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations. In the 1990s, she was a prolific contributor to the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather and CBS News Sunday Morning. She won a News and Documentary Emmy Award for the 48 Hours broadcast, “The Search for Matthew.”

A graduate of Harvard Business School, Ms. Adams serves on the Board of Directors of the Harvard Business School Club of New York and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations as well as the U.S. Institute of Peace International Advisory Committee.. A music aficionado, she is studying the classical composers at the Juilliard School of Music’s Evening Division.

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Date: Jul 22, 2020Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)1460 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
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  • 25 / Non-HBSAAA Members
  • Free / HBSAAA Members



Jeffrey Houle, Mariesa Ricks


Jacqueline Adams (MBA 1978)

Zoom Webinar (Information to be sent to Registrants)

1460 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036