She Is: Honorees

Schenika Quattlebaum, a determined African-American domestic abuse survivor took her courage in hand and made a huge leap of faith when she started her business. She has made it her mission to be an advocate for domestic violence.

Allison Seymour is an Emmy® award-winning anchor who has been waking up viewers on morning news in her hometown of Washington, D.C. since 1999. 

Cora Masters Barry is a former first Lady of the Nation’s Capital. She has dedicated her life to leveling the playing field and addressing the racial, social, and economic disparities and injustices that have been part of the Black experience in America.

Dr. Monica E. Goldson is Chief Executive Officer of Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS).

Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie is the 117th elected and consecrated bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. She is the first female elected to episcopal office in the AME Church and is the first female to serve as President of the Council of Bishops and President of the General Board.

Yamiche Alcindor is the moderator of Washington Week, the Peabody Award-winning weekly news analysis series on PBS. At Washington Week, Alcindor moderates the weekly roundtable discussion of journalists on the program, which broadcasts live each Friday at 8 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide.

Prior to her Command Staff experience, Chief Green served in a wide array of agency roles: Fire Fighter, Paramedic, Station Commander, Battalion Chief, Executive Assistant to the Public Safety Director, Chief of Staff for the Director of Homeland Security, Special Events Coordinator and Stadium Commander for FedEx...

From R&B/Soul to Rap/Hip-Hop to Pop music, Atlantic Records Executive Vice President Juliette Jones's, consistent support for both her craft and her artists have provided life’s music score for generations to come and a future path for scores of women to follow.

Co-Pastor Susie Owens has been in the ministry for over forty years, during which time her gift and calling has made room for her, allowing her to minister on a global platform, as she has traveled extensively throughout the United States, as well as abroad...

A wife and mother of two young adults, Mona Scott-Young enjoys spending time with her family and mentoring young women of color who aspire to a career in entertainment...

Dr. Kizzmekia S. Corbett is a research fellow in the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Vaccine Research Center, where she works under the direction of Deputy Director, Dr. Barney S. Graham. She received a BS in Biological Sciences, with a secondary major in Sociology, […]