Guest Speaker

Najah Hooks

Senior Account Executive
Skai Blue Media

Najah Hooks joined the Skai Blue Media creative communications and marketing team in February 2022 as a Senior Account Executive. In this role, she works to secure traditional and non-traditional media opportunities. She creates strategic communication plans for clients across various industries, including lifestyle, entertainment, businesses, entrepreneurial clients, and nonprofit organizations. 

Najah, a North Philadelphia native, started her career journey in luxury retail, including leading as an account manager for Neiman Marcus Group (NMG), where she managed the company’s lifestyle publication, “The Book,” after working on the in-house team at the retailer’s Austin, TX location. Najah has over a decade of leadership experience across various industries. She has successfully led teams and built strategic partnerships with key stakeholders and high-profile clients to develop creative strategies and build long-standing relationships. 

As a persuasive storyteller and communications lead, Najah’s mission is to build a legacy of  lasting impact, cultivate a culture of belonging and inspire others in a way that creates an equitable society for all. Najah holds a business degree from Temple University and is a member of the PRSA Philadelphia chapter.