The Raleigh (NC) Chapter of the Links is excited to celebrate Women’s History month. We hope you will join us as Shaw University’s Dean of the School of Arts, Sciences & Humanities, Dr. Valerie A. Johnson presents “Lifted Out of the Shadows: Black Women and Girl’s Contributions to Social Change.”
Dr. Johnson’s will speak on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm.
Dr. Johnson most recently was the Mott Distinguished Professor of Women’s Studies and director of African Women’s Studies at Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, NC. She has previously served as Director of Bennett’s Honors Program, adjunct assistant professor of anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), an assistant professor of African & Afro-American Studies at UNC-CH. Dr. Johnson states that her mission is to “engage in activities that promote the stewardship of the natural, historic, and cultural resources in North Carolina as part of the larger global community; foster scholarship and activism in the areas of women’s and girls’ health; and to actively participate in the support and growth of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.”