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Gwendolyn E. Boyd

National President

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc

HQ Phone:  (202) 986-2400

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc

1707 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia,20009

United States

Company Description

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1913 on the campus of Howard University to promote academic excellence; to provide scholarships; to provide support to the underserved; to educate and stimulate participation in the establishment of positive publ... more.

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Background Information

Employment History

President

Alabama State University


Affiliations

Children's National Medical Center

Emeritus Board Member


United State's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African-Americans

Board Member of the President


Society of Women Engineers

Member


National Society of Black Engineers Inc

Member


Metropolitan Area Network

Member


Children's Research Institute

Board Member


Leadership Greater Washington

Member


The Urban News

Board Member


DLC Council

Member


Excellence in Education Foundation

Member of the Board of Trustees


Barry Goldwater Scholarship

Member of the Board of Trustees


APL Federal Credit Union

Board Member


National Partnership for Community Leadership

Board Member


Washington DC Alumnae Chapter

Member


National Alzheimer's Association

Board Member


Children

Board Member


Mary McLeod Bethune Bronze Statue Project

Honorary Chairperson


Applied Physics Laboratory Federal Credit Union

Board of Directors of the Applied Physics Laboratory Federal Credit Union


Alzheimer

Member of the National Board of Directors


LINK

Board Member


Education

Applied Physics Laboratory

John Hopkins University


B.Sc.

mathematics

Alabama State University


Doctor of Ministry degree

Howard University School of Divinity


Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters

Lincoln University ( PA


Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters

Lincoln University , PA


Honorary Doctorates

Bennett College for Women and Lincoln University


Master of Divinity degree

Howard


Master of Science degree

Mechanical Engineering

Ivy League institution


degree

engineering

Yale University


doctoral degree

ministry

Howard University


doctorate

Yale University


graduate degree

mechanical engineering

Yale University


honorary doctorate of Humane Letters

Bennet College for Women


master's degree

mechanical engineering

Alabama State University


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Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd- National President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd National President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.


www.hbcudigest.com

To be clear, Alabama State University President Gwendolyn Boyd needs no saving.
Even if she is the absolute wrong choice to lead her alma mater, if she is the spending-happy, back talking president some former and current members of the ASU Board of Trustees have made her out to be, two things remain clear about their relationship: They picked her, and she doesn't need them or the job to cap an already remarkable life and career. But at some point, there has to be a reckoning for the way the board has mishandled its communication and oversight of Dr. Boyd, and the public turmoil and potential damage it has caused for the university. Obviously, the board's dysfunction and malfeasance far precedes her tenure, but Boyd as an alumnus and history-making president deserves more because her presidency should mean more. It should mean more for the board in preserving her leadership for the long-term, and it should mean more to the students and alumni just looking for Alabama State to be above national controversy for more than a month at a time. But most of all, it should mean more to Dr. Boyd's core of support, a sisterhood that has transcended leadership, political influence and social capital for decades, and should consider using the might of its power to influence the direction of the ASU Board on behalf of its former national president. Dr. Boyd is credentialed enough and astute enough to do fine in the presidency, were the board not so willfully malicious and historically inept. But given those circumstances, it takes a unique kind of advocacy to keep Boyd out of harm's way and in the HBCU circle of leadership. Whatever the reason, Dr. Boyd is seemingly a woman on an island in Montgomery. And with more than 300,000 women around the world she can call upon as 'soror,' that should definitely not be the case. Dr. Boyd didn't come to exorcise the board, but to right the way for Alabama State to reemerge as a national institution of value to Black America. Tagged inalabama state university, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, Dr- Gwendolyn Boyd


jacksonvillefreepress.com

The Alabama State University Board of Trustees voted, last week, to suspend Gwendolyn Boyd as president, according to AL.com.
She has been placed on administrative leave following the board's declaration of "failure to maintain confidence. Boyd was hired in January 2014 by unanimous vote. was known for amping up the schools STEM programs, but also battled accreditation issues, credit drops and budget short falls. Boyd is a former national president of Delta Sigma Theta sorority. Boyd is the fourth woman president of an HBCU to be out of a job in the past two months.


Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Inc.

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Gwendolyn E. Boyd
Co-Chair, Social Action Commission


Welcome to A-Keep

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President Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd (BIO)
Executive Board of Directors Alabama State University A nationally recognized champion of education, Boyd has spearheaded efforts across the nation and in other countries to help broaden the scope of educational offerings, especially as it relates to STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. Because of her efforts in advancing education, Boyd was nominated by President Barack Obama and received U.S. Senate confirmation to serve as a trustee to the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation in 2009. President Barack Obama has appointed Boyd to the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African-Americans. Boyd also is a minister and an ordained itinerant elder in the AME Church. While in Maryland, she served on the ministerial staff of Ebenezer AME Church in Fort Washington, Md. In 2000, Boyd was elected to serve as the 22nd National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., an international organization of more than 250,000 members. Known as the "Technology President," Boyd helped to establish technology in all facets of the sorority's activities and administration. Her four-year tenure as president included a number of transformative accomplishments, including the launching of Project SEE (Science in Everyday Experiences), an initiative funded by a $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant with a goal of promoting math and science for middle school African-American girls. She also led the sorority's humanitarian and education advocacy efforts in various parts of Africa, including Swaziland, Lesotho and Soweto, South Africa. In 2013, Boyd served as chair of the sorority's Centennial Celebration, which involved organizing a year-long series of events culminating in a Washington, D.C.-based convention that drew more than 40,000 participants from around the world. Boyd is a lifelong community servant, having served on boards of local, national and international organizations, including the Links, Incorporated; Children's National Health Center in Washington, D.C.; the National Partnership for Community Leadership; the United Way; and the APL Federal Credit Union. Her work has earned dozens of awards and honors, including two honorary doctorates and Congressional recognitions.


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