Julianne Malveaux was born September 22, 1953, in San Francisco, California. Dr. Julianne Malveaux is President Emertia of Bennett College for Women. She is an economist, author of Wall Street, Main Street, and the Side Street: A Mad Economist Takes a Stroll (1999) and Surviving & Thriving 365 Facts in Black Economic History (2010) as well as commentator who’s popular writings has appeared in USA Today, Black Issues in Higher Education, Ms.Magazine, Essence Magazine, the Progressive and many more.
Well-known for appearances on national network programs, including CNN, BET, PBS, NBC, ABC, Fox News, MSNBC, CNBC, C-SPAN and others; Malveaux is booked to offer commentary on subjects ranging from economics to women's rights and public policy. She has also hosted television and radio programs.
A committed activist and civic leader, Dr. Malveaux has held positions in women’s, civil rights, and policy organizations. Currently she serves on the boards of the Economic Policy Institute, The Recreation Wish List Committee of Washington, DC, and the Liberian Education Trust. Malveaux is also President of PUSH Excel, the educational branch of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.
She has also lectured at more than 500 colleges/universities corporate events. For the last 5 years Dr. Malveaux has focused and centered her efforts on public speaking appearances and her work as a broadcast and print journalist, and author.