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SEP 12, 2021 – 12:15 AM

Carmen James Randolph has been named founding president and chief executive officer for Women’s Foundation of the South.

Women’s Foundation of the South was set up by women and girls to advance gender and racial justice. Randolph will build the team, broker partnerships with women leaders across the South and oversee the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the organization.

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WFS is a 501(c)3 organization for women and girls of color in the South, and led by the same, founded on the principle that solutions are often held by those closest to the problem. WFS raises funds for active programs, services, and resources for women and girls of color and their families to stimulate building health, wealth, and power, and will serve women of color in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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