Name: 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.