Juanita Sims Doty – JSU Alumnae Highlights for Women’s History Month

Juanita Sims DotyName: Dr. Juanita Sims Doty

Graduation Year: 1985

Major: Early Childhood (Ed.D.)

Current Residency: Jackson, MS

Current Employment Status: Senior Advisor for Outreach; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/National Institutes of Health

Favorite quote: “I serve God by serving others.”

An academician and educator, civil and human rights advocate, entrepreneur and

business person, a dedicated family member committed to serving her community, Dr.

Doty has distinguished herself in many venues and disciplines. Her accomplishments

span national and local volunteerism as she serves on several Boards of Directors and

donates her time and resources to community organizations. She was co-host with

the former first lady of Mississippi, the Late Ms. Pat Fordice, of the highly successful

statewide television show, “Woman to Woman”, an issue related talk magazine format

program; and, is frequently asked to keynote conferences and symposiums. Currently,

she serves as the Mississippi Publisher for Who’s Who in Black Mississippi. She is a

member of Anderson United Methodist Church.

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