Google continues to be one of the excelling companies in the professional industry and an advocate for diversity by naming Valeisha Butterfield – Jones as the new Head of Black Community Engagement.
The Co-Founder of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network and author of The Girlprint’s career furthered with the announcement from the industry titan this week.
In response, Butterfield-Jones issued a statement to her family and friends, which can be read below:
Family and friends —
For nearly two decades, I have worked tirelessly with each of you to ensure equal opportunities for people of color with a focus on the Black community, including women and youth. For years, we have locked arms to demand human rights and social justice.
As an extension of my racial and gender equality work and to continue to push our culture forward, I was named this week as the Head of Black Community Engagement for Google.
Congrats to Valeisha Butterfield – Jones on her new position.