Africana Studies Presents Daisy Jenkins' "Within The Walls"

April 13, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The Africana Studies Program presents a talk by Daisy M. Jenkins, Esq.: "Within the Walls. A Journey Through Sexism and Racism in Corporate America."

Monday April 13th at 2-3pm in the Kiva Room of the University of Arizona's Student Union.

Free and Open to the Public.

Daisy M. Jenkins, Esq., is the President of Daisy Jenkins & Associates, LLC, specializing in Human Resources consulting, executive and developmental coaching, and a Leadership Advisor in the THEO Executive Group headquartered in Irving, TX.  Jenkins previously served as executive vice president and Chief Administrative Officer for Carondelet Health Network and a number of Human Resources executive positions with Raytheon Company.

Jenkins published articles locally and nationally as a Public Voices Fellow, and recently authored “Within The Walls, A Journey Through Sexism and Racism in Corporate America. She has received numerous awards: “Women Who Lead” from the University of Arizona (UA) Gender & Women’s Studies, thePhenomenal Woman of the Year” from the UA Black Alumni Association; ‘2007 Tucson Woman of the Year,” Distinguished Alumnus” from the UA James E. Rogers College of Law, and recognized in Ebony Magazine as one of the “African American Women at the Top in Corporate America.”

Community service includes the City of Tucson Human Relations Commission, vice chair of The United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona Board of Directors, member of the Tucson Airport Authority, UA James E. Rogers College of Law Board of Visitors, and UA President’s African American Community Council.  Jenkins is a dedicated education advocate for African American student achievement.

Jenkins holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Communication from the University of Hawaii and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. She is a member of the State Bar of Arizona.