of Dr. Nelvia Brady's achievements, successes, and milestones have made
history. Now she is officially a HistoryMaker.
ethnic diversity director was added to a Chicago-based archive institution's
list of prominent African-Americans who have made significant impact on
various aspects of U.S. history.
never thought of myself as a history maker," Brady said. "Some of the people
who have been profiled are real giants in our history. I know a lot of
the others, and it's an honor to be among their company."
HistoryMakers is an educational museum committed to preserving black history
as the missing link in American history. Its library of video archives
highlights the noteworthy accomplishments of well-known and unsung heroes
in areas such as religion, business, politics, law, medicine, sports, and
who also teaches in the College's business department, was lauded as a
champion of diversity during her career in education. She helped the Chicago
Public Schools initiate its desegregation plan in the early 1980s. In 1988,
she was the first African-American and female to become the chancellor
for the City Colleges of Chicago. Later, as vice president at Carrington
& Carrington, Ltd., she recruited minorities to work for Fortune 500
companies at executive levels.
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