Linda Johnson Rice


Linda Johnson Rice

Age: 55

Occupation: Chairman, Johnson Publishing Company

Under the shrewd leadership of this media mogul, JPC, with CEO Desirée Rogers as its face, put the venerable Ebony brand out there in meaningful ways: In 2013, it created an Ebony store inside Macy’s in New York and set up a White House summit series on educational excellence for African Americans.

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