Ms. Nneka Norville currently serves as the Director of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Communications department at BET Networks where she is responsible for leveraging BET's brand equity for social good and protecting the network's brand reputation. As such, she leads ideation and development of innovative programs to address social issues that engage consumers and employees across the globe. In addition, Ms. Norville develops key messages on BET's approach to corporate citizenship for both internal and external audiences with a focus on and embeds corporate responsibility into the BET Networks brand story.
Prior to BET Networks, Ms. Norville spent three years at The Kaiser Family Foundation as a Program Officer in the Communications and Strategic Partnerships division managing high impact partnerships with brand such as MTV, Viacom, NBA, and CBS across the US, Caribbean and Europe.
For the last decade and a half, she has been blazing trails in the social good and integrated communications sectors across the non-profit, agency, corporate and foundation industries. As a recognized leader in the space, she has received significant recognition for her work including: Cynopsis Social Good Awards, The Network Journal Magazine's 2015 "40 Under Forty Achievers", 2015 Women in Cable Television (WICT) Rising Leader as well as features in O, Oprah Magazine and Forbes.com. She also works closely with the leadership at GirlTrek and is a member of Civic Nation's Creative Alliance.
Co-Founder of More Than Esquires Network (MTEN), membership organization for attorneys that are pursuing professions beyond the practice of law, Nneka holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, an MPA from Bernard M. Baruch School of Public Affairs, and a B.S. from Boston University College of Communication.