Guest, Barbara Kensey

Guest Name: 
Barbara Kensey
Barbara Kensey
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Guest Occupation: 
CEO of Kensey & Kensey Communications
Guest Biography: 

Barbara Kensey is CEO of Kensey & Kensey Communications, a public relations firm specializing in media relations, event marketing and marketing communications.  A pioneer in African American tourism, she is a creator of both The Guide to Black Chicago and Access Black Chicago, the city’s first comprehensive resource and visitors guides to Black history and culture in Chicago.  

She has designed and conducted historical and cultural tours in the city of Chicago and has written travel pieces for a number of national publications and on-line

Kensey is a charter member and former executive vice president of the Black Public Relations Society (BPRS) and the recipient of numerous industry and community awards.  She serves as marketing manager for the 2016 celebration of the Great Migration Centennial.

"Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain."