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Board of Directors Chairs

The League of Black Women is supported by a very talented staff, as well as advisory boards that bring great strength to our mission.


Sandra Finley
Board Chair
President & CEO

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Janet Crenshaw Smith
President and Co-Founder, 
Ivy Planning Group

Tarshia Stanley, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Wagner College 

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K. Lynn Scott, C-Suite Growth Executive

Michael Wenger.Senior Consultant 
Joint Center For Political and Economic Studies


LBW Council Of Community Advisors


LBW Council Of Community Advisors

Valerie Amos
United Nations Under Secretary General
Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

Honorable Carol Moseley Braun
Former, United States Ambassador

Radhika Coomaraswamy
United Nations Special Representative Of The Secretary General
For Children And Armed Conflict

Brenda Gaines
Diners Club North America
President & CEO (Retired)

Honorable Alcee L. Hastings
United States Congressman

Donna James
Former Chair of the National Women’s Business Council
Lardon & Associates
Managing Partner

Nneka Rimmer
Partner & Managing Director
Boston Consulting Group

Dorothy Roberts, PhD
Black Women’s’ Health Initiative, Board Chairman
Northwestern University, Professor

Kim Vappie
CEO & Co-Owner

Michael Wheeler
G D & I Enterprises
President & Founder

Gloria Dean Randle Scott Ph.D.
Former President of Bennett College
Former President of the Girl Scouts of America

Gwendolyn Butler
Capri Capital Partner’s LLC.

Nikki Shaw
Celebrity Chef 
Host of Today’s Flavor

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