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Fabian Burrell – CEO/President Aziza Public Relations

October 22, 2011
Fabian Burrell

Photo Credit: Benny Roman

As an active member of the LGBT community in New York City, Fabian Burrell was recently appointed Convener of Maranatha: Riversiders for LGBT concerns; a ministry of The Riverside Church New York City committed to serving God and fostering greater understanding while promoting equity for Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning people. Her first role as Convener was to Chair the annual Maranatha Pride Breakfast at Riverside Church on Sunday, June 26 at 9:00am prior to joining the NYC Pride Parade later that day.

Fabian currently holds the Public Relations position for an exciting new internet soap opera “Our World” at

In May 2011, she traveled to Albany for Equality & Justice Day with LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent to advocate for Marriage Equality with Empire State Pride Agenda. Thousands converged on Albany on that day to speak directly with their local legislators about issues that matter to LGBT New Yorkers and their allies.

In 2005, Fabian founded AZIZA PUBLIC RELATIONS. Since then she has launched several publicity campaigns for small businesses and individual creative types to bring greater visibility to their products and services. Recently, she produced a fundraising event for horologist Steven Richardson, The Art of Horology Cocktail Fundraiser 2010 and New York Amsterdam News’ 100th Year Anniversary Limited Edition Timepiece Collection in collaboration with Nkiru America’s 10th Year Anniversary Collection.

She has served as Director of Development for Manna House Workshops, Inc. a music school for at-risk youth where she developed an online presence and increased local media coverage for their programs and events. She received an AUDELCO Award in 2008 for Outstanding Pioneer in Theatre as a direct result of the role she played in bringing audiences to the theatre as Publicity Director for New Federal Theatre.

Working as an assistant to Broadway publicist MAX EISEN further honed her writing skills. She quickly adapted his style of creating a sustainable media presence for Milford Plaza Hotel, Broadway shows and managing the Broadway Show Card advertising for the MPH’s 30 front windows.

In the early 90’s, as Promotions Manager for Blue Mountain Entertainment Company – a London-based reggae music label, she coordinated tours and show dates with booking agents and venues and traveled extensively throughout Europe, meeting with music executives, voicing radio promos and touring with World Beat artists in Great Britain and the Caribbean.

An independent journalist for several newspapers in the NYC area; including New York Daily News, Amsterdam News, New York Beacon and Caribbean Life newspaper, she traveled to Nice, France and participated (for 14 years) at MIDEM; an annual international music exposition where she interacted with veteran and emerging giants in the music industry – worldwide.

She is listed in Outstanding Young Women of America – 1983 and was proud to be recognized for the El Hajj Malik El Shabazz (Malcolm X) Award for Scholastic Achievement at Kingsborough Community College in 1976. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the CUNY Baccalaureate Program (Queens College).