Tag: Black Women

Marshall, NBA, CEO

Women’s History Month Profiles: Cynthia ‘Cynt’ Marshall, First Black Woman NBA CEO

Known best for: Becoming the CEO of the Dallas Mavericks — the first African American woman CEO in the NBA During Women’s History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of woman innovators and history makers who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout March…

Althea Gibson

Women’s History Month Profile: Althea Gibson, Professional Tennis Player

During Women’s History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of woman innovators and history makers who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout March to learn about more important figures. Born: August 25, 1927 Clarendon County, South Carolina Died: September 28, 2003 East Orange, New Jersey…