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Chester County Press

United Way president will be speaker at Lincoln commencement

05/07/2014 02:13PM ● By Acl

Dr. Stacey Davis Stewart, the first black woman to serve as U.S. president of United Way Worldwide, will deliver The Lincoln University’s commencement address to more than 350 undergraduates and 150 graduates on May 9 at 9 a.m. in the university’s stadium.

In her position, Stewart drives the strategic direction for United Way in the United States, working with leaders throughout the United Way network to facilitate community impact in the areas of education, income and health.  She also works to protect and enhance the organization’s brand and reputation.

Stewart has a master's of business administration in finance from the University of Michigan and a bachelor of arts in economics from Georgetown University.  She serves on several boards nationally and in the Washington metropolitan area.