Yvette N. Harris, the guiding force behind the innovative boutique public relations consulting firm Harris Public Relations, has officially joined the Advisory Board of Lioness Magazine, the leading digital magazine for female entrepreneurs. Harris was named to the Advisory Board on Friday, Aug. 12. She joins Ali Usman of PixelEdge and another soon-to-be-announced board member as the western Massachusetts-based startup does their due diligence to comprise a qualified and highly motivated advisory team to assist them in dominating this segment of the market.
“Yvette’s remarkable expertise and infectious enthusiasm is just what our Advisory Board needs as I and our publisher Natasha Clark scale Lioness and look forward to making 2017 our best year yet,” Lioness CEO Dawn Leaks said.
“I am honored to be joining in this movement that Lioness Magazine has created for women entrepreneurs,” Harris added. “I am committed to helping to grow this narrative that is so important to women who take that journey into entrepreneur world.”
Harris’s public relations firm is headquartered in Miami, Florida with a collaborative team in New York, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. Recognized as one of ICABA’s Most Accomplished Black Community Leaders and Entrepreneurs of South Florida for 2012, Harris’s proven media campaigns have afforded her an extraordinary successful track record in developing innovative strategies. As the recipient of “40 Under 40 Most Influential Black Business Professional of South Florida” in 2008, and the 2014 Distinguished Women in Media, Harris has clearly made her mark in the world of public relations. The Miami-Dade County Black Affairs Advisory Board and the Commission for Women recently nominated Harris to become part of the “Women of a New Tribe: Miami Icons” exhibit. As a nominee, she was chosen for meeting the criteria of being a woman who has made an impact not only in the development of Miami-Dade County, but as a prominent figure who continues to make a positive influence on the community.
Her impressive national footprint of past and current clients includes the American Black Film Festival, National Black Chamber of Commerce, Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce, 100 Black Men of South Florida, Florida Memorial University, House of Mandela Wine, Art Africa, The South Florida Youth Summit, MTV Musical Awards, North Miami 90th Anniversary, The American Black Film Festival, Fela Musical, Miami Broward Carnival and the Historic Ward Rooming House, to name a few.
Consequently, her clients have been featured in some of the most prominent media outlets worldwide including Essence, Upscale, Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Root.com, Grio.com, NBC Weekend Today, CNN, Good Morning America to name a few.