MEET CLAUDIA RANKINS
Claudia Rankins, PhD, Co-Founder of the Society of STEM Women of Color; former Program Officer in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources at the National Science Foundation, where she managed the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program and the Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology.
MEET RENITA J. WEEMS
Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems is a biblical scholar, a writer, an ordained minister, and a public intellectual. She was the first African American woman to earn a doctorate in Old Testament studies. Rev. Dr. Weems has taught at Vanderbilt Divinity School and Spelman College.
MEET CYNTHIA WINSTON PROCTOR
Cynthia Winston Proctor PhD, is a Professor of Psychology at Howard University, P.I. of the Identity & Success Research Lab, and founder of Winston Synergy L.L.C. and the Life Synergy Academy.
MEET KAMILAH M. WOODSON
Kamilah M. Woodson, PhD, is the Director of Training, a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and an Associate Professor in the Howard University School of Education, Department of Human Development and Psycho-educational Studies, Counseling Psychology PhD Program.
CONCLAVE LEADERSHIP COLLOQUIUM SPEAKERS.
MEET JOHNNETTA B. COLE
Johnnetta Betsch Cole, PhD became Spelman College's seventh president and the first Black woman to lead the College. Later, she served as the president of Bennett College, where she oversaw the creation of programs in African Women’s Studies and Global Studies and founded the Johnnetta B. Cole Global Diversity and Inclusion Institute.
MEET STEPHANIE Y. EVANS
Stephanie Y. Evans, PhD is a Professor of Black Women's Studies and Director of the Institute for Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. Her research interest is Black women's intellectual history, specifically memoirs, mental health, and wellness.
MEET CAROLYN WINSTEAD MEYERS
Carolyn Winstead Meyers retired as the 10th president of Jackson State University. Dr. Meyers earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Howard University, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in the School of Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
MEET ORLANDO L. TAYLOR
Orlando L. Taylor is Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Research at Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara California and Director of its Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership and Education. Dr. Taylor is also the Conclave Leadership Colloquium Principal Investigator