Dr. Julianne Malveaux is President Emerita of Bennett College for Women. She is an economist, author, and commentator whose popular writings have appeared in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Ms.Magazine, Essence Magazine, the Progressive, and many more.

Well-known for appearances on national network programs, including CNN, BET, PBS, NBC, ABC, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, C-SPAN, and others; Malveaux is booked to offer commentary on subjects ranging from economics to women’s rights and public policy. She has also hosted television and radio programs.

“Are we, African Americans, better off than when President Obama took office in 2009? Answering that question provides the opportunity to separate emotion from fact.”

Excerpts from the Introduction of…Are We Better off?

A committed activist and civic leader, Dr. Malveaux have held positions in women’s, civil rights, and policy organizations. Currently, she serves on the boards of the Economic Policy Institute, The Recreation Wish List Committee of Washington, DC, and the Liberian Education Trust. Malveaux is also President of PUSH Excel, the educational branch of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.

She has also lectured at more than 500 colleges/universities and corporate events. For the last 5 years, Dr. Malveaux has focused and centered her efforts on public speaking appearances and her work as a broadcast and print/journalist and author.