Ramona H. Edelin

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Dr. Ramona H. Edelin "is a member of the Board of Directors of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. since 1991, and was elected Executive Director of the CBCF in February of 1999. Before assuming this position, she had been President and CEO of the National Urban Coalition since 1988. Before joining the NUC in 1977, Dr. Edelin was founder and chair of the Department of African American Studies at Northeastern University.

"Dr. Edelin serves on the President's Advisory Board on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as treasurer of the Black Leadership Forum, as Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia and as Chair of the District of Columbia Education Goals 2000 State Panel, among other volunteer boards and memberships. A nationally respected lecturer, her media presentations include network, public and cable television, radio, print and published venues. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Fisk University, Dr. Edelin earned a Master of Arts degree in philosophy from the University of East Anglia in England and a doctorate from Boston University." [1]

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  1. Covenant EcoNet, SecInfo, accessed August 20, 2008.