Trailblazers

Developing the leaders in our midst is inherent to our mission. We honored these women, among many others, as trailblazers who have pushed their Leagues forward on the journey towards diversity and inclusion.
  • Tamara Ashford

    Junior League of Northern Virginia

    First Black female judge appointed to US Tax Court (2014)

  • Monique Bahadur

    Junior League of London

    First Black President

    1998-99

  • Mitzi Ambrose-Washington

    Junior League of Bronxville

    First Black President
    2016-17
  • Deborah Brittain

    Junior League of Greater Princeton

    First Black President of Junior League of N. VA, 1992-93; First Black President of AJLI, 2000-02

  • Mitzi Cole

    Junior League of Montgomery, AL

    First Black President
    2018-19
  • Krystal Clark

    Junior League of Nashville

    First Black President
    2017-18
  • Monika Brinkley Davis

    Junior League of Richmond

    First Black President
    2014-15
  • Kim Evans

    Junior League of Little Rock

    First Black President
    2003-04
  • Annette Harris

    Junior League of San Francisco

    First Black President

    2000-01

  • Carla Hallman

    Junior League of Charlottesville

    First Black President
    2017-19
  • Lisa Haynes-Scott

    Junior League of Fresno

    First Black President
    2011-12
  • Leria Lowe Jordan

    Junior League of Birmingham, AL

    First Black Member
    1986
  • Melissa Jackson

    Junior League of Savannah

    First Black President
    2017-18
  • Camille Kesler

    Junior League of Atlanta

    First Black President
    2012-13
  • Gena Lovett

    Junior League of The City of New York

    First Black President
    2008-09
  • Cylia Lowe

    Junior League of Baltimore

    First Black President
    2015-16
  • Thelma Lovette Morris

    Thelma Lovette Morris

    Junior League of Pittsburgh

    First Black President
    1990-91

  • Enjoli Joy Reed

    Junior League of Moore County

    First Black President
    2017-18
  • Kathy Sawyer

    Junior League of Montgomery, AL

    First Black Member
    1980's
  • Diane Scott

    Junior League of Pasadena

    First Black President
    1990-91
  • Charlotte Seals

    Junior League of Jackson, MS

    First Black President
    2015-16
  • Erica Stiff-Coopwood

    Junior League of Memphis

    First Black President
    2018-20
  • Karen Thompson

    Junior League of Tuscaloosa

    First Black President
    2018-2019
  • Kathy Fletcher Victorian

    Junior League Baton Rouge, LA

    First Black President
    2016-17
  • Tycely Williams

    Tycely Williams

    Junior League of Washington D.C.

    First Black President
    2018-19

  • Harriet Yocum

    Harriet Yocum

    Junior League of Sioux Falls

    First Black President
    2015-2016