ABOUT MARSHA REEVES JEWS
Marsha Reeves Jews has more than 30 years of C-executive level work experience specializing in communications, business and relationship development, marketing, event and tradeshow planning and management.
Marsha is the Executive Producer and Host for KEEP IT MOVING Radio show on WEAA 88.9FM a National Public Radio Station aired from the campus of Morgan State University Mondays at 7:00pm, owns WHITE GLOVE Weddings & Events Management Company and is the Editor-At-Large for World Bride Magazine. Marsha is the Director of Events and Certified Wedding Planner at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park Museum. In the late 90s Ms. Jews found her passion in working within the Community Technology Development as Project Manager for two Federal Government grants and one from New York City Council at the Institute of Learning Technologies and the Urban and Minority Education Institute, Teachers College at Columbia University, and former radio talk show host, the Marsha Jews Show on WHCR in New York.
As the former President/COO/Associated Publisher for Career Communications Group, a ten million dollar multimedia company, Marsha managed the day-to-day operations for all aspects of Black and Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology Magazines, co-produced the annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference; and co-founder and co-producer of Women of Color Technology Awards and Conference; the annual international Black Family Technology Awareness Week, and the founding President of the National Women of Color Technology Association.
As Executive Director of the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater Foundation of Maryland, Marsha was responsible for the overall management of the statewide organization and annually presenting the world renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre’s annual Baltimore performance and AILEY/Camp.
Ms. Jews directed the advertising department for the 100 year old Afro-American Newspaper, Inc. for Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Richmond.
During the big defense boom in the late 70s and 80s Ms. Jews was the first black woman to work in the field of producing international military exhibitions for the United States Marine Corps, as Vice President of Operations for the Marine Corps League Exhibit Co., Ms. Jews handled operations for the annual exposition, Modern Day Marine Force in Readiness Military Exposition and the Amphibious Warfare Review Magazine–where she sat on the editorial board.
Ms. Jews was contracted by the French Embassy’s Ministry of Defence to coordinate the maiden product exposition for the French Nuclear, Biological Chemical, and Consortium for the United States Department of Defense in the courtyard of the Pentagon. Jews was co-producer of the First Black Flag Officers Banquet–bringing over 75 black generals and admirals from around the world representing all branches of the military to Washington, D.C. for a first time ever command performance, with Muhammad Ali as keynote speaker.
Marsha has won numerous awards including the Mercedes Benz’s Visionary Award; and a member of the inaugural edition of Who’s Who in Black Baltimore, Community Leader; a Co‐Author in the book of 20 co-authors, Incredible Business; and spokesperson for and producer of the media/press conference and VIP reception for the visit of Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park Museum.
An avid volunteer in the Baltimore community; past president for Network 2000; Charter member and past vice president of the Baltimore Metropolitan Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women and co‐chair of Washington Metropolitan Chapter of Digital Sistahs; 1999 Co‐Chair of the Annual Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Gala; Chaired the 1997 and 1998 BESTFest Gala Fundraiser for the Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust; co‐chaired numerous political events including the Democratic National Committees, Women’s Leadership Forum’s Fund Raiser honoring First Lady, Hillary Clinton; United States Senator Barbara Mikulski; Lt. General Kathleen Kennedy Townsend and Speaker of the House Cas Taylor.
A noted public speaker, Ms. Jews’ has spoken to audiences as either key‐note speaker, moderator and/or panelist and presenter for local, regional and national organizations. Most recently moderated panels for the Aspen Institute on the Arts and Community Development; Moderated the 2015 100 Black Women’s Gubernatorial debate and Moderated WEAA 88.9FM 2016 Baltimore Mayoral Debate. A sampling listed: a discussion participant on the working paper for The Morino Institute’s – From Access to Outcomes: Raising Aspirations for Technology Initiatives in Low Income Communities; and a participant of the à la SociétéAfricaine des Sciences et des Nouvelles Technologies (SASNET) conference in Brazzaville, Congo and speaker at the Martha’s Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative’s Walter Cronkite Memorial Celebration. National Black Programming Consortium 2006 Convention; Towson University’s Women in Computing; Baltimore City College; NAACP/ACT‐SO; Johns Hopkins Technology Institute; The EEO conference on Race –England; The Digital Divide Conference‐hosted by the Jamaican Minister of Technology; International Alliance of Women Annual conference; National Association of Broadcasters/HR Conference; State of Maryland Legislature’s State of Technology Conference; Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers‐Women in Action Conference; Women in Technology International (WITI) Annual Conferences; Women International Feminist EXPO 2000; University of Maryland Baltimore County‐Women in Technology; Black Data Processors Association annual convention; Annual Women of Color Technology Awards Conference, Advancing Minorities in Engineering (AMIE); and Harlem Business Alliance, Economic Development Summit : Moderator; Technology Panels.
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A noted public speaker, Ms. Jews has spoken to audiences on an array of topics.
MARSHA REEVES JEWS