Washington Area Women’s Foundation Announces New Board Members

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January 23, 2020                                                                                             202-469-3643, mchikowore@wawf.org

Washington Area Women’s Foundation Announces New Board Members

Joyce M. Brayboy, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Office of Government Affairs, Evelyn N. Bynum, Senior Career Consultant at the George Washington University School of Business, and Jennifer Parker Porter, M.D., medical director of Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC

Washington, D.C. – Joyce M. Brayboy, Evelyn N. Bynum and Jennifer Parker Porter, M.D., have been named to the Board of Directors for Washington Area Women’s Foundation, the only donor-supported, public foundation solely dedicated to building economic security for women and girls in the Washington D.C. metro area. They will start their terms immediately.

Joyce M. Brayboy is Managing Director, in the Goldman Sachs Office of Government Affairs in Washington, DC. She joined Goldman Sachs in 2009 and represents the firm on a variety of issues primarily on Capitol Hill. Joyce currently serves as Vice Chair and board member of The Faith and Politics Institute and Common Threads Advisory Committee. She recently joined the board of March on Washington Film Festival. In 2007, Joyce founded the African-American Women on the Hill Network. Joyce graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in Public Policy Studies. She completed the Leadership Development Program for Minority Managers and received an MBA from Johns Hopkins University. She previously served on the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Corporate Advisory Committee, the Bryce Harlow Foundation Board of Directors, the SCORE Board of Directors and the Johnson C. Smith University Board of Visitors.

Evelyn N. Bynum is a Senior Career Consultant at the George Washington University School of Business in Washington, DC and President of The Maultsby Way (TMW), a boutique career coaching firm.  She holds a Masters in Human Resources from Loyola University, a BA in Communications from Howard University and spent over two decades working in the Human Resources & Talent Management field across various industries. Prior to starting TMW, Evelyn was Vice President of Talent Management & Leadership Development at PNC Financial Services, the Associate Director at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper Graduate School of Business Career Center and the Deputy Chief of Staff at the Chicago Housing Authority in Chicago, IL. She gives back to the community as a current board member of the Latino Student Fund and also through her local Jack & Jill chapter.

Jennifer Parker Porter, M.D., a Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, is medical director of Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC and a Clinical Associate Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center, Department of Otolaryngology –Head and Neck Surgery. A native Washingtonian, Dr. Porter completed her undergraduate studies at Brown University and was awarded a full tuition merit scholarship to attend Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Porter is certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. Additionally, she is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Surgeons. Dr. Porter has given many scientific presentations, served as guest editor for several scientific journals, and published 4 book chapters and 16 journal articles. She has also served her community as a business member of the Western Montgomery County Citizen’s Advisory Board and through numerous charitable endeavors.

“We are thrilled to welcome Joyce, Evelyn and Jennifer to this committed and passionate Board,” says Pinkie Dent Mayfield, Board Chair and Vice President-Corporate Affairs and Chief Communications Officer of Graham Holdings Company. “Each of these phenomenal women bring a unique expertise in their respective disciplines. Coupled with their passion for the mission of Washington Area Women’s Foundation, their talents ensure that women and girls in this region have more opportunities to thrive.”

“Joyce, Evelyn and Jennifer are all a welcome addition to The Women’s Foundation, bringing with them passion for women and girls, knowledge of the Washington region and sizeable expertise in their respective fields,” says Jennifer Lockwood-Shabat, President and CEO, The Women’s Foundation. “We are thrilled to welcome them to our Board to help us continue to open doors for women and girls in the Washington region.”

About Washington Area Women’s Foundation

Washington Area Women’s Foundation is a DC-based public foundation dedicated to mobilizing our community to ensure that economically vulnerable women and girls in the Washington region have the resources they need to thrive. Learn more about The Women’s Foundation’s mission to transform the lives of women and girls, the Washington region, and the world by visiting us online, on Facebook or on Twitter.