Alumnae Spotlight

Read about the inspiring achievements of Douglass alumnae and spread the news about their accomplishments.

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Margaret (Marty) Gillis, Class of 1975,

Douglass alumna Marty Gillis, a McDonald’s Owner/Operator, is the recipient of the 2017 McDonald’s 365Black Business Pioneer Award.  She joins a distinguished list of previous recipients, some of whom include: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Tom Joyner, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Mary J. Blige and Marion Edelman. She is pictured in a group portrait of this year’s recipients in an advertisement published in the September 2017 issue of Essence and Ebony magazines.

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Jennifer Woods, Class of 1986

Douglass alumna Jennifer Woods of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, became the new chair of the board of directors of the United Way of Greater Mercer County.

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