FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sacramento, CA (June 15th, 2012)- Pearlena Igbokwe, a Television executive with almost two decades of experience at Showtime Networks, is Ladybrille Magazine’s Woman of the Month for June 2012. The online magazine which marks five (5) years this June, was established to help de-stigmatize the negative images of Africans in the West by exposing its youthful, urban and explosive fashion and entertainment industries to the Western masses, through its influencers. The Ladybrille ‘Woman of the Month’ is a monthly feature on the online magazine which celebrates women, locally and internationally, for their brilliant contributions to their communities and society at large.
”We are delighted to celebrate Pearlena Igbokwe. Her contributions to US television is remarkable and worth celebrating,” said Uduak Oduok, Editor-in-Chief for Ladybrille Magazine.
“After emigrating to America from Nigeria at six, Pearlena Igbokwe watched TV incessantly to learn English. That studying paid off big as she has been involved with numerous projects since joining the premium programmer in 1994 after a stint at HBO.
During her Showtime tenure, Igbokwe has shepherded a number of telepics, as well as comedies Fat Actress, the TV adaptation of Barbershop, The Underground starring Damon Wayans, as well as the five-season run of drama Soul Food.
Igbokwe developed and supervised the Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning drama Dexter, Edie Falco's Nurse Jackie, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union and LA LA Land.”
Igbokwe joins the Ladybrille Alumni list of brilliant Women of the Month(s) including Supermodels Iman and Nana Keita, Top Fashion Model & Humanitarian- Gelila Bekele and Project Runway Season 5 Finalist & Fashion Designer Korto Momolu. Pearlen Igbokwe’s interview is available for reading June 15th, 2012.
About Ladybrille Magazine
Founded in 2007 by fashion model, attorney and journalist Uduak Oduok, Ladybrille® Magazine stands as the authority on African fashion and entertainment for the globally conscious style driven American and European woman.
Breaking the mold and trailblazing a path never traveled before, Ladybrille® Magazine is a fusion of WWD, Vogue and ESSENCE with a very distinct African perspective. The magazine has served as a platform for brilliant exclusive and/in-depth interviews for many brilliant personalities, worldwide.The Magazine’s recognition as a pioneer and relevant authority in its niche market has meant media powerhouse like CNN, consulting giant McKinsey and numerous high profile personalities and individuals have sought and/regularly seek it as the authority on all things “Africhic.”
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