Profile: Sabrina Lamb Black Star Annual Dinner 2015 Honoree

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Sabrina Lamb
 
[Black Star Annual Awards Dinner 2015 Honoree]
 
Developing financially responsible adults. One child at a time.
 
Sabrina Lamb is the Founding Chief Executive Officer of the WorldofMoney.org, dedicated to the financial education of youth in the Tri-State New York City area. The organization was selected as a Promise Place by America's Promise Alliance and by AOL Impact as one of ten top social good organizations in America.
 
Under her leadership, since 2005, she has spearheaded the annual Youth Financial Education Training Institute, attracting financial experts adept in teaching youth disciplined saving, stocks/bonds, real estate investment, insurance, wealth mindsets, philanthropy, et al.  Sabrina has frequently presided over the NASDAQ Opening/Closing ceremonies and testified before the House Sub-Committee Financial Services on Capitol Hill. Sabrina is a 2014 NAACP Image Awards nominee in Outstanding Literary Work-Instructional for her book "Do I Look Like An ATM? A Parent's Guide To Raising Financially Educated African-American Children" and the satirical "A Kettle Of Vultures...Left Beak Marks On My Forehead". 
 
Sabrina has received commendations from Mayor Bill De Blasio, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Congressmembers: Meeks and Rangel; Westchester County Board of Legislators. Her other political supporters include Senator Gillibrand, Representative Lee, New York State Assemblymembers: Wright and Robinson, New York City Councilmembers: Rosenthal, Levine and Dickens; and New York State Human Rights Commissioner Foster. Sabrina is one of the 2013 NBC News/The Grio 100, a Huffington Post contributor and one of Essence Magazine's Shining Moments of 2013: “50 Women Who Made Us Proud”.
 
She was designated as New York 1 television’s “New Yorker of the Week” and is a member of Who’s Who in Black New York. Sabrina is the recipient of the 2011 Rainbow Push/Wall Street Project Honors, the BDPA Small Business Innovator Award, New York State Z-Hope Award, and National Black MBA New York Metro Chapter Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and the "2014 Citizen of the Year Award" from the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. She was named 16th on the list of 50 Top Black Women in Entertainment in Black Noir magazine. She has received the “Economic Security Award” at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated 83rd North Atlantic Regional Conference. Sabrina is a member of Master Your Card’s African-American Advisory Board.
 
Sabrina was a WBLS-FM correspondent at the 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013 Democratic National Conventions and Inaugurations. She also co-hosted "The Morning Show" on 1600 WWRL in New York City, interviewing cultural figures to government officials. Sabrina also co-hosted and contributed to the highly-rated “Open Line,” “Week In Review” and “Wake-Up Club” on WRKS-FM.  Sabrina, a former stand-up comedian, starred in Lifetime Television's Girl's Night Out, where she wove her comedic skills around serious issues.
 
Other credits include CNBC-TV, Fox Business, News One Now with Roland Martin, NBC's Saturday Night Live and BET's Comicview. Sabrina has written cover stories for Essence, Heart and Soul and Black Elegance. Sabrina was featured on CNN’s Nancy Grace, Fox Business Network, Australian Television, WNBC-TV, WCBS-TV, Tom Joyner Morning Show, Russ Parr Morning Show, BET’s “Meet The Faith” and “Tonight with Ed Gordon”, HOT 97’s Street Soldiers, HLN’s Show Biz Tonight. KOGO San Diego, Fox and Friends, CBS Atlanta, WXIA-Atlanta. She has been quoted or featured in the Washington Post, Philadelphia Tribune, Kansas City Star, Rolling Out, New York Newsday, Huffington Post, New York Post, New York Times, Yahoo Shine, The Grio, The Root, Technorati, Ebony, Essence, Forbes, Hello Beautiful, Rolling Out, Roland Martin Reports, The Mo Kelly Report, Philadelphia Tribune, Daily Beast and the Philadelphia Sun. Sabrina also hosted/produced “Laughing, Lying and Signifying: The History of Black Comedy” on WBAI-FM. Sabrina was a political satirist on Phil Donahue-owned  America's Talking Network.
 
Sabrina is also a solo performance artist. Most notably, her sold out show “Marissa Alexander” debuted Off-Broadway at the United Solo Festival and at the Cherry Lane Theater. Sabrina is a graduate of Lincoln University and has attended
St. John's University School of Law. Sabrina is active in the New York Road Runner's Club, completing three New York City Marathons and is a practitioner of Bikram Yoga.
 
Black Star Annual Awards: Please join us on December 18, 2015 at MIST Harlem at 46 W 116th St, New York, NY 10026 from 6PM to 10PM where Sabrina Lamb will join Mayor David Dinkins, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Yvette Clarke, the Central Park 5 and others as one of this year's Black Star News Annual Excellence Awards Dinner honoree.
 
"Each honoree chosen for recognition has demonstrated exceptional leadership and vision in her or his respective profession or endeavor and in some significant measure has contributed towards creating a more just society in this country," says Black Star News founder and publisher Milton Allimadi. "Obviously much work needs to be done here and around the world."
 
Past Black Star News honorees have included: Gil Noble (Like It Is), Rep. Maxine Waters, Soledad O'Brien (CNN), Ms. Camille Cosby, Voza Rivers (New Heritage Theatre), Errol Louis (NY1 News), Amel Larrieux (Entertainer), Dr. William Pollard (Medgar Evers College), Herm Edwards (NY Jets), Nayaba Arinde (Amsterdam News), La-Verna Fountain (Columbia University), Lillian Roberts (DC37), Desiree Dancy (New York Times), Greg Floyd (Local 237), Rev. Al Sharpton (National Action Network), and many others.
 
Individual tickets, dinner table reservations and information for placing congratulatory advertisements in a Special Black Star News issue to commemorate the dinner please visit www.blackstargala.eventbrite.com 
 
 

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