Allegra Lawrence-Hardy, co-founder of Lawrence & Bundy has been appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees of Spelman College. Spelman is a historically black liberal arts college for women located in Atlanta, Georgia. The college is dedicated to the intellectual, creative, ethical and leadership development of its students, and deeply rooted in a tradition of inspiring commitment to positive social change through service.
“As an alumna of Spelman College, I can think of no greater honor than to be invited to participate in the strategic leadership of the College,” said Allegra Lawrence-Hardy. “Spelman prepared me for my choice to change the world. I am humbled to follow in the footsteps of my grandmother, former registrar, and my mother, former chair of the computer science department, in service to our beloved Spelman. I am grateful for the opportunity to continue the Spelman legacy and pass it on to future generations.”
As a member of the Board of Trustees, Ms. Lawrence-Hardy will work closely with the other members of the Board in providing basic oversight and governance of the institution, basic educational and fiscal policy, the granting of degrees, and the promotion and tenure of faculty based on the recommendation of the president.
After graduation from Spelman magna cum laude, Lawrence-Hardy went on to receive her J.D. from Yale Law School. An exemplary lawyer, Lawrence-Hardy served on the highest-ranking governing body of an international law firm for several years before co-founding her own firm, Lawrence and Bundy, which represents organizations in complex commercial litigation and labor & employment matters.
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