Debra Lee: Embracing Change & Triumphing Over Disruption

THU, APR 22, 2021

Debra Lee is the former CEO of Black Entertainment Television, and she is known as a disruptor and as a champion for change. She joins BPL President David Leonard to share lessons learned from her career as one of very few African American women who has served on an executive or board leadership level for a multi-national brand.

Lee provides essential approaches for individuals and organizations to thrive and triumph in a constantly changing world.

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Debra Lee is the former CEO of Black Entertainment Television, and she is known as a disruptor and as a champion for change.

Lee has been regarded as one of the country’s top female executives and served on the corporate board of directors of global businesses including Marriott International, Revlon and Eastman Kodak Company. She has also been affiliated with several professional and civic organizations including the National Board of Directors for National Symphony Orchestra, the National Women’s Law Center and the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. Lee was also named Trustee Emeritus at Brown University, her alma mater.

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