Gen. Colin Powell , M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration)

Title:
Former U.S. Secretary of State

Background

Former U.S. Secretary of State 
GWSB MBA '71

Colin Powell became the first African American U.S. Secretary of State in 2001. Prior to his appointment, Powell served as national security adviser and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He also founded America's Promise, an organization which helps at-risk children.