A Talk by Hannah Brown: Community Activist

Portrait of Hannah Brown
Friday, April 10, 2020
Center for Black Studies Research, South Hall 4603, UCSB

Ms. Hannah Brown is Ebony Magazine’s 100 of the Most Promising Black Women in Corporate America. Having begun as a reservations sales agent Hannah Brown progressed with Western Airlines to become their first African American and female station manager. When Delta Air Lines purchased Western in 1987, she continued in that position, later rising to Regional Manager/Director. For her lifelong business accomplishments and community advocacy. Ms. Brown was selected by the WIFTS Foundation to receive the 2013 Lifetime Achievement (Business) Award. Ms. Brown’s numerous accolades and honorifics include: the NAACP Legal Defense Fund Black Women of Achievement; The Public Education Foundation Board of Trustees; Honorary Associate of Arts Degree in Humane Letters – Community College of Southern Nevada; The Valley System Board of Governors; Centennial Celebration (2005); Proclamation from Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn (2003); U.S. Small Business Administration Minority Small Business Champion of the Year: State of Nevada (2006); and Courtney Children’s Foundations First Annual Woman of the Year Award, among others.

Light refreshments will be provided.