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Developing The HBCU Leadership Pipeline With N.C. Central’s Kendra Greene & Howard’s Chevonne Mansfield

Guest Dr. Kendra Greene, N.C. Central; Chevonne Mansfield, Howard University
11:11 min watch


N.C. Central Deputy AD/SWA Dr. Kendra Greene and Howard University Executive Senior Associate AD/SWA Chevonne Mansfield sit down with Berry College (DIII) Director of Athletics Dr. Angel Mason to discuss the HBCU leadership pipeline and professional development options for women leaders. Mansfield and Greene explain the opportunities provided by membership in organizations such as Women Leaders in Sports and talk about the additive value of exploring professional development from outside the sports industry. The duo also share their stories of attending and working at HBCUs and offer advice for young professionals looking to enter the industry.

The conversation is indexed below for efficient viewing (click the time stamp to jump to a specific question/topic).

  • - What leadership programs have you taken part in over the last few years?
  • - How involved have you been with Women Leaders in Sports and how has the professional development you've accessed there helped develop your career?
  • - You both have done work in connection to HBCUs - what's made you so invested in being connected to HBCUs?
  • - How do you continue to strive to increase the pipeline through committee work and conference attendance?
  • - If you had one piece of advice regarding professional development, what would you tell a young person in our industry?
  • - What's one piece of advice you have for the young professional who wants to be an AD?