Kay Coles James, founder and chairwoman of The Gloucester Institute, received the King Legacy Award for Leadership in Public Service on Sunday during the International Salute to the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award Ceremony, held at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in Washington, D.C.
The award summarized James’s extensive background in crafting public policy and in “leading nearly every sector of America’s economy,” including under the administrations of former U.S. presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, former Gov. George Allen, and current Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin. She has also served as the dean of the Robertson School of Government at Regent University, as president of The Heritage Foundation, and as a board member for dozens of organizations in the corporate and nonprofit arenas.
Sponsored by the Institute for the Advancement of Multicultural & Minority Medicine, the leadership award and other awards are given annually to recipients wh...
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