Dr. Julianne Malveaux is President Emeritus of Bennett College for Women and an accomplished author, economist, commentator and civic leader. As a writer and syndicated columnist, her writing appears regularly in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Essence Magazine, and The Progressive. She is the author of Wall Street, Main Street, and the Side Street: A Mad Economist Takes a Stroll; co-editor of Slipping Through the Cracks: The Status of Black Women and The Paradox of Loyalty: An African American Response to the War on Terrorism. Dr. Malveaux’s contributions to the public dialogue on issues such as race, culture, gender and their economic impacts are shaping public opinion in 21st-century America.
Dr. Malveaux is a charismatic and popular guest on a variety of shows and appears regularly on CNN, BET and TV One’s "NewsOne Now" with Roland Martin. She has also appeared on PBS’s "To the Contrary," ABC’s "Politically Incorrect" with Bill Maher and Fox News Channel’s "The O’Reilly Factor."
Dr. Julianne Malveaux received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics from Boston College and her Ph.D. in economics from MIT. She serves on the boards of the Economic Policy Institute and the Liberian Education Trust. Dr. Julianne Malveaux will share her insights on economics and equality; a cornerstone of Dr. Martin Luther King’s work.