Women’s Hall of Fame

Kathleen Rand Reed

KATHLEEN RAND REED, with a background in minority marketing and organ transplant research, become the first Chair of the African-American Donor Task Force, whose goal is to develop education models and vehicles for an increase of organ, tissue and blood donation within the African-American community. As president of Necronomics, a company specializing in the sociocultural and ethnic aspects of organ and tissue procurement and donation, she produced a 3-part “Culture in Health” radio series on Wild 107.7 FM, focusing on the cultural, legal and medical issues surrounding organ transplant and donation. She has served the federal government as a grant proposal reviewer for health policy and is a consultant for small and women-owned businesses. As a former member of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women and honoree of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women, her biography is included in Who’s Who Among Black American, Who’s Who of American Women and Emerging Leaders in America.
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