WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wilson Global Communications, a strategic international consultancy based in Washington, D.C., recently named its 2016-18 Board of Advisors, with Dana Sigalos, Director of Stakeholder Engagement & Social Responsibility for ConocoPhillips as Board Chairwoman.
Wilson Global is headed by Julia A. Wilson, the public relations liaison representative for the China-United States Exchange Foundation (CUSEF) based in Hong Kong and independent marketing representative to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).
Wilson Global is the clearing house managing the HBCU-China Scholarship program in the U.S. for the 40-member university network participating in the 1,000-scholarship program awarded to 104 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in 2013 by the Chinese government. The credit-bearing program is sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education, enabling underserved American students to study in China. On behalf of CUSEF, Wilson Global manages 400 scholarships for students from 46 Congressional members' districts to study in China.
"I'm delighted to have Dana serve as Wilson Global's new board chairwoman, and excited to welcome a distinguished group of professionals and executives with such a wide range of expertise and experience to our board of advisors," Wilson said.
In addition to Sigalos, the board members include: Stephen D. Barnes, a partner with entertainment law firm Morris, Yorn, Banes, Levine, Krintzman, Rubenstein, Kohner & Gellman, whose clientele include Scarlett Johansen, Matthew McConaughey, Ellen DeGeneres, Zoe Saldana and NASCAR; David Binns, President of Macfadden, a professional services company based in Silver Spring, Maryland, whose company won a $300 million U.S. government contract with USAID; Lloyd McKinney, a leader with Northrop Grumman Aerospace System and chair of the University of Southern California's Black Alumni Association; Alexis R. Norman, a licensed certified public accountant and the associate director of finance for the American Immigration Lawyers Association; Chris O'Donnell, founder of Development Essentials, with more than 33 years' experience in the U.S. federal government and the U.S. Foreign Services; and Wilson Global CEO & founder Wilson.
Wilson founded her firm in South Africa and made history as the first American woman to operate a full-service public relations firm in the newly democratic South Africa. A global leader and international pioneer, Wilson expanded the company to Ghana during Pres. Bill Clinton's visit to Accra.
ABOUT WILSON GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS
Wilson Global Communications is a Washington, DC-based international public relations consulting firm specializing in strategic cross-cultural relationship building services between the United States and various countries in Africa and Europe, China, and Brazil. The CEO & Founder, Julia A. Wilson, is a member of the Board of Advisors for the University of Southern California Center for Public Relations at the Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism. Wilson Global focuses its customized services on bridging relationships between American and foreign leaders and organizations in education, business, media, and civic affairs.
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