HBCU Alumni on Fortune 500 Boards

Since 2020, there has been renewed attention to making sure Black Americans are adequately represented in corporate leadership. An analysis by The Plug looking at boards of directors of Fortune 500 companies shows more than 11 percent have at least one Black board member who is an alumnus of an HBCU, a striking figure as HBCUs make up just three percent of colleges and universities in the U.S.

Download the full list of all the HBCU alumni on Fortune 500 boards below:

Mirtha Donastorg

Mirtha Donastorg is a corps member with Report for America and The Plug's HBCU Innovation Editor and Senior Reporter, exploring start-up initiatives and innovations coming from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as well as the way students are shaping the future of tech. She previously worked as an associate producer and a researcher for CNN.
Contact: mirtha@tpinsights.com