Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole
Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole is an anthropologist, educator, museum director, and college president. In 1987, Cole became Spelman College’s seventh president and the first Black woman to lead the college, which was founded specifically for the education of women of African descent. She was also the former director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, president emerita of Bennett College, and professor emerita of Emory University. She is currently the president of the National Council of Negro Women.