The board of trustees of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, has chosen Tashni Dubroy as the educational institution’s 17th president. She will take office on August 1.
Dr. Dubroy has been serving as the special assistant to the president for process optimization at Shaw University. Previously, she was the chair of Shaw’s department of natural sciences and mathematics. Dr. Dubroy is also the co-founder of Tea and Honey Blends, a hair care products company, and the Brilliant and Beautiful Foundation, which seeks to increase interest in the sciences among girls in middle school.
A native of Jamaica, Dr. Dubroy is a graduate of Shaw University. She holds an MBA from Rutgers University in New Jersey and a Ph.D. in chemistry from North Carolina State University.