President, Huston-Tillotson University
Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, joined Huston-Tillotson University as President and Chief Executive Officer July 1, 2015. Prior to joining Huston-Tillotson she served as interim President for Pierce College in Puyallup, Washington, the Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer, Executive Assistant to the President, Vice President for Information Technology and Services and Chief Information Officer at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, and Dean of Information Technology at Pierce College in Lakewood, Washington. Before transitioning into higher education, Dr. Pierce Burnette worked as a Computer Analyst at The Washington Post, an Operations Support Engineer at Proctor and Gamble, Director of Information Systems at Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp., Manager of Consulting and Project Management Services at the Washington State Department of Transportation in Olympia, Washington and ran her own computer consulting firm, CompuMent.
McKinsey & Co. found that companies were 56% more profitable when women held executive positions. Stanford found that 57% of women leave the workforce. How can we reconcile these two facts? How can we shift the trajectory of the future? This panel of women in their 30s, 40s, and 50s will take a generational approach […]