When: Thursday, November 16, 2017
Where: Canyon Creek Country Club, Richardson, Texas
Please make sure to RSVP for the luncheon prior to noon on Monday, November 13.
This month we are pleased to host Yinka Robinson, who will be presenting on the Texas Bullet Train project that will connect North Texas and Houston via state-of-the-art high-speed trains.
Yinka Robinson is the Manager of External Affairs for Texas Central. Within this role, Yinka works diligently to build relationships with communities and project supporters, while driving outreach strategies to increase Texas Bullet Train awareness at federal, state, and local levels. An innovative first of its kind project, the Texas Bullet Train will revolutionize the way Texans travel. Prior to her role with Texas Central, Yinka worked as Senior Manager of Marketing and Digital for The JOY Collective (JOY), a boutique marketing firm housed under the BET/Viacom Network umbrella. In addition to JOY, Yinka served as the Director of Communications for Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) through the 113th and 114th United States Congresses. There, she gained first-hand experience directing the communications shop of a ranking member office, while managing shared responsibility with the House Space, Science, and Technology committee. Yinka holds a Master’s degree (MPS) in Corporate Communications and Public Relations from Georgetown University. In addition to her Master’s degree, she holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland – College Park.