Eugenia BlackmonExecutive Director, Legal & OEC EEDI Strategist at AbbVie
Attorney & community leader, Eugenia Blackmon, Esq. is a high-functioning professional that values relationships. Prior to joining Allergan, Eugenia was General Counsel and Compliance Director for UniWorld Group Inc., the longest standing multicultural advertising agency in the United States, head quartered in Brooklyn, New York. Before working in advertising law, Eugenia was a Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions Senior Associate for the national office of PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Washington, DC. Upon joining Allergan, Eugenia expanded her expertise in Digital Marketing and led a digital transformation initiative for Allergan Aesthetics and Women’s Health.
Passionate about bias and racial disparities in American society, Eugenia coordinated and moderated the first race-based diversity conversation at the 2019 ANA Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference and the 2019 Multi-Cultural Marketing Conference. Interested in supporting executive professionals as a bias coach, Eugenia obtained her coaching diploma from New York University and Executive Coaching certificate from the College of Executive Coaching. While working at legacy Allergan, Eugenia facilitated Leadership Moments that Matter workshops, a curriculum designed by Allergan HR for Allergan managers to consciously create a more inclusive leadership style.
Eugenia has southern roots and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received a Bachelors in both Philosophy and African-American studies. She obtained her Juris Doctorate from North Carolina Central School of Law and Masters in Taxation from Georgetown Law Center. A wife and mother of a seven year-old and nine year-old, Eugenia is passionate about increasing inclusive culture in America through her role as Executive Director, Social Media & Digital Health within AbbVie’s Office of Ethics and Compliance.
[DEI Spotlight] Create a Culture of Inclusion through Health Equity and Business Continuity, 1:00pmView Session