Kendra Brown

Director of Public Policy, Mastercard

Kendra Brown currently holds the role of Director, Public Policy for Mastercard. She is also the Chair of the Maryland State Advisory Committee of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission.  Previously, she was the Chief of Staff for Representative G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) in the United States Congress and Senior Director for Diversity, Inclusion and Affinity for the Washington College of Law at American University where she led the law school’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. 
She is a Former National Chair of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA). During her term as National Chair, NBLSA was active in election protection, leadership training and development, academic planning, career development, and extensive advocacy efforts.
Kendra completed her undergraduate studies at Hampton University, her Master of Divinity at Howard University Divinity School, and received her law degree from Vermont Law School.  Additionally, Kendra attended the George Washington University School of Law for her Master of Laws.
She is committed to community engagement and empowerment as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and The Links, Incorporated.  She is a member of the Leadership Committee of Street Law, Inc, a global, nonpartisan nonprofit organization that develops classroom and community programs to educate youth about law and government.  Additionally, she is also a member of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, DC Regional Board.
 

January 30, 2021

A Conversation with Kendra Brown, Director of Public Policy, Mastercard

Dear listeners— Thanks for your patience. It has been over a month since our last episode aired, as life and career changes had me sidelined for a bit. I’m excited to return with an episode featuring one of the most authentic...

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