San Francisco Business Times Recognizes Mills President
Alecia DeCoudreaux among Bay Area’s Most Influential Women
Oakland, CA–May 03, 2013 Mills College President Alecia DeCoudreaux was honored as one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business for 2013 by the San Francisco Business Times in the publication’s May 3, 2013, special issue.
DeCoudreaux’s career represents more than 30 years’ experience as a women’s advocate, corporate leader, fundraiser, and community volunteer. As president of Mills College since 2011, she has drawn on her tremendous commitment to women’s education to lead Mills to its next level of academic excellence. She is continually recognized for her leadership, community service, and ability to demonstrate how women can change the world.
DeCoudreaux holds a bachelor of arts in English and political science from Wellesley College and a doctor of laws degree from Indiana University School of Law at Bloomington. Her academic experience includes successful service as both a trustee and board chair at Wellesley, director of the Wellesley College Alumnae Association, director of the Indiana University Foundation, and member of the Indiana University School of Law Board of Visitors. DeCoudreaux's professional career is enhanced by extensive involvement in the communities where she has lived and worked, including volunteerism, community activism, and a record of service on numerous charitable and nonprofit boards.
Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business is a special annual edition of the San Francisco Business Times and honors women executives who have risen to the highest positions in corporations, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. DeCoudreaux will be honored at the Most Influential Women in Business Awards on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Union Square Hilton in San Francisco.