Speaker - Marcia Ann Gillespie

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A trailblazer in the magazine industry and a leader in the women’s movement, Marcia Ann Gillespie is a respected and award-winning activist, editor, educator and writer. She is a former editor-in-chief of two groundbreaking magazines, Essence (1971-1980) and Ms. (1993-2001), and was also the President of Liberty Media for Women, the company she co-founded with Gloria Steinem that took ownership of Ms. in 1998. Gillespie is a visiting professor at SUNY Old Westbury College. She joined the faculty in the American Studies department in 2010 and currently teaches writing for media and a special course on African Americans and the Mass Media.

2 Programs

Conversations that Count

03.11.17 | 00:51:49 min | 0 comments

12th Annual Legacy Awards Gala

03.09.17 | 01:36:54 min | 0 comments