1998 | 2003

Charmaine Jackson Mercer

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has named Charmaine Jackson Mercer (MA, Politics; PhD, Education) as its first Chief of Equity and Culture, a newly created senior role.  A leader in education, government, philanthropy, and nonprofit arenas, Mercer will oversee external grant-making related to racial equity, including a new 10-year, $150-million racial justice initiative. Read the full announcement about Mercer in the Chronicle of Higher Education.