Panelists discuss the government’s role in developing the leadership potential of a diverse citizenry and the consequences of inaction for the nation’s future. Continue reading
Sheryl Hilliard Tucker transforms organizations and individuals to be more strategic, creative and effective. A dynamic change agent, Tucker leverages her extensive executive, media and nonprofit board experience to develop innovative solutions for organizations in transition.
Tucker’s distinguished career at Time Warner Inc., showcases her versatility as a result-oriented professional. Tucker is currently a special projects consultant to the Time Warner Corporate Responsibility Department and Foundation. She was named the first African American Executive Editor of Time Inc., the nation’s largest publishing company.
As the highest-ranking African American in the publishing industry, Tucker helped manage a portfolio of more than 100 magazine and digital brands, including Time, Fortune, Money and Essence. This award-winning journalist has been the Chief Editor of three national publications: Essence, Black Enterprise and Your Company (a joint venture with Money magazine and America Express). The youngest and first woman editor-in-chief / vice president of Black Enterprise, Tucker raised the national profile of America’s most successful Black executives and entrepreneurs and identified a new elite cadre of C-Suite leaders.
Tucker is a graduate of Cornell University and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She will earn a Professional Certificate from the New York University Heyman School of Philanthropy in Summer 2012.