Julianne Malveaux is working on a book, Black Money: Then, Now, and in the Future that focuses on the Black economic past, the present, and the possibilities. In her talk for IPS, she will largely focus on Black banks, the legacy of Maggie Lena Walker, the first woman to lead a bank, and the future of Black banking.
Dr. Julianne Malveaux is an economist, author, educator, and commentator whose weekly columns appear through the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA). She was the 15th President of Bennett College for Women. Under her leadership, the campus did its first new construction in more than a quarter of a century. Her most recent book is, Are We Better Off: Race, Obama, and Public Policy. Her website www.juliannemalveaux.com has an archive of her columns, video of some of her speeches, and a booking link.