Educated at MIT and Boston College, Dr. Malveaux is an internationally known author, public speaker, and thought leader on how race, gender, and economics impact our country. She is the former president of Bennett College in North Carolina, America’s oldest historically black college for women, and has also been faculty or visiting faculty at the New School for Social Research, San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley, College of Notre Dame in California, Michigan State University and Howard University.
A prolific writer, Dr. Malveaux’s Op-Eds and columns can be found in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Ms. Magazine, Essence Magazine, and the Progressive. She currently writes a column that appears in more than 25 Black newspapers each month. Dr. Malveaux also makes regular appearances on cable news shows and C-SPAN.
Currently, she is the Honorary Co-Chair of the Social Action Commission of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and serves on the boards of the Economic Policy Institute and The Recreation Wish List Committee of Washington, DC. A native of San Francisco, California, she is the founder and president of Economic Education, a Washington, D.C. non-profit.