August 27, 2021

Ernestine Benedict

Ernestine Benedict is currently the Chief Communications Officer of the nonprofit, Zero to Three, where she oversees and guides digital communications, media and public relations, brand management and promotion. Zero to Three is a national organization that educates professionals, policymakers, and parents in order to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. She has also served as the Chief Communications Officer for the Campaign For Grade-Level Reading and Chief of Communications at District of Columbia Public Schools. Her initial experience began at AOL/Netscape where she was a Marketing Analyst and Marketing Manager. She holds a Bachelor of Business studies degree in Finance from Temple University.

Anthony Shop is Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Social Driver, a digital services firm that helps companies and nonprofits establish winning strategies with branding, social media, websites, content and advertising. Social Driver is trusted by an impressive client roster that includes Amazon, Exelon, Target, Cigna and American Hospital Association. As a result of client nominations and interviews, Social Driver has been named the #1 Minority-owned Digital Agency in the U.S. by Clutch, the #1 Minority-owned Creative Agency in the U.S. by The Manifest, and Supplier of the Year by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce.