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One to Watch: Ylorie Anderson Named TNJ’s Top 40 Under 40

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My beauty industry partner in crime has been named one of The Network Journal’s 2013 “40 Under 40” award recipients! As a hard working woman I’ve watched break into the business and help build many of our favorite brands, TNJ couldn’t have selected a more deserving honoree. Committed to excellence and always “being teachable”, Ylorie is truly an industry gem who’s finally getting the accolades she deserves. Check out the details below and stay tuned for In Her Shoes coverage of the 16th Annual “40 Under 40” Achievement Awards Dinner:

The Network Journal (TNJ,, the New York tri-state area’s premier magazine for Black professionals, corporate executives and small business owners, announced today that Ylorie C. Anderson, Vice President, Marketing; First Choice Sales and Marketing Group, will be honored at its 16th Annual “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awards Dinner on Thursday, June 13, 2013, in New York City. The awards dinner, themed “Reaching for Higher Goals,” will be hosted by 2012 “40 Under Forty” honorees Shannon Lanier, author, national TV correspondent, senior producer at Black Enterprise-TV and co-host of “Arise Entertainment 360,” and Shartia Brantley, producer with the CNBC/NBC Universal hit show “Street Signs,” and financial news contributor for The dinner will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Times Square, 1605 Broadway (at 49th Street), from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

“Once again, TNJ has the privilege of presenting to the world another forty up-and-coming African-American leaders. These young men and women were chosen for this honor in a rigorous selection process,” says Aziz Gueye Adetimirin, TNJ’s founder, publisher and CEO. “We are proud to know that in publicly recognizing them, we facilitate further advancement in their careers, for it is through events such as the “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awards Dinner that we bring these accomplished individuals to the attention of our vast network of corporate affiliations.”

Get it, Ylorie!



As a New York City storyteller, filmmaker, digital content creator, and PR strategist, Renae Bluitt created "In Her Shoes" to empower and enlighten women committed to realizing their dreams.

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