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Paula Boggs

Paula serves on the board of Avid Technology, Inc and launched Boggs Media LLC in 2013.
She also fronts a band, Paula Boggs Band, breaking stereotypes of what a band fronted by a boomer African-American female should be. Paula has served on the board of Johns Hopkins University for 18 years, including stints on the nominating committee and now as chair of the student life committee. It has been her cause to increase the numbers of board members, students and faculty of color at Johns Hopkins, retain then and help them flourish. Seventeen years ago Paula created the Nathaniel Boggs Jr. Memorial Scholarship at Johns Hopkins to help increase the numbers of African-American PhD scientists in the US.

Paula has been involved with activity designed to achieve positive change for BAME people, including; the Law & Government cluster leader for the Greater Seattle YMCA Black Achievers, a leader in the American Bar Association, honored by the American Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association and many others for this work. In addition, Paula serve s on the President’s Committee for the Arts and the Humanities one of who’s signature programs is TurnAround Arts, marrying artists with some of her nation’s lowest performing public schools, whose students are disproportionately of color, with resulting higher test scores, better attendance and higher self-esteem.