10 Black Women Who've Made History in 2014

10 Black Women Who’ve Made History in 2014

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Erika James

In May, Emory University announced Erika H. James, Ph.D. as the new dean of Goizueta Business School, making her the first African American female to hold that position in school history.

James is a former associate dean for executive education at the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia, and she also served as a former consultant for several Fortune 500 companies.