Dr. George Korn, an advisor to Rev. Jesse Jackson and a consultant to the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, recently attended the Coalition's annual Wall Street Summit in New York. The Summit focused on expanding opportunity for minorities and women in the financial sector. A current focus for Rev. Jackson and Rainbow PUSH is increasing diversity in Silicon Valley and throughout the technology sector.
Korn also recently participated in the 6th Annul Broadband and Social Justice Summit of the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council. The theme of the summit was "Our Future in Pursuit of Multicultural Digital Equality". A wide range of individuals attended including FCC commissioners, members of Congress, entrepreneurs, public interest group representatives, media activists, communication lawyers, media figures, and corporate representatives. Korn renewed contacts and discussed current issues and strategies for creating a more just and diverse media environment.