• Women on the Move
  • Howard University Appoints Donna Brazile as King Endowed Chair in Public Policy

    Howard University announces veteran political strategist and author Donna Brazile as the 2018-2019 Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy. Brazile will develop and host a five-part lecture series to engage the Howard community on several subjects, including politics, voting, criminal justice reform, and civility. “Ms. Brazile has spent decades at […]

  • Women on the Move
  • Coal miner’s daughter named UCF provost — first woman, African American in that role

    A coal miner’s daughter who started her career as a public school teacher, Elizabeth Dooley has been tapped as provost at the University of Central Florida — the first African American and first woman in the school’s 50-year history. Dooley, 61, has served as the interim provost since April, shortly after trustees selected her predecessor, Dale Whittaker, […]

  • Women in Business
  • Lisa Borders Resigns as WNBA President, Mark Tatum Named Interim Replacement

    The Women’s National Basketball Association announced Tuesday that Lisa Borders is stepping down from her role as the league’s president after three seasons to take the same title with equal-opportunity organization Time’s Up. Borders said in a statement: “It has been an honor and my absolute privilege leading the WNBA and being part of what it stands for. I want […]