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Publishing executive

Lawanda W. Jenkins, American publishing executive. Named one Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 1996, Distinguished Black Marylanders, 1999; recipient Top 20 Under 40 award, Newspaper Association American, 2000.


Jenkins, Lawanda W. was born on March 18, 1963 in Baltimore.


Bachelor of Science, Towson State University, 1983. Master of Administrative Science, Johns Hopkins University, 1990.


Public relations officer Provident Bank Maryland, 1984—1988. Marketing manager Office Tourism Maryland Department Economics and Development, 1988—1994. Director Governor' General’ s Office of Minority Affairs State of Maryland Executive Department, 1994—1997.

Director community affairs The Baltimore Sun, since 1997.


Volunteer, board directors Associated Black Charities, since 1996. Member community relations committee National Aquarium, since 1997. Graduate GBC Leadership, 1999.

Board directors Women Entrepreneurs of Baltimore, 1998—1999. Board directors Junior Achievement of Center Maryland, 2000. Member of Coalition of 100 Black Women, Association Baltimore Area Grant Makers.


Married Bryant Jenkins. Children: Morgan, Miles.

Bryant Jenkins

Morgan Jenkins

Miles Jenkins