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The HistoryMakers video oral history with Deborah A. Elam.

Title
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Deborah A. Elam.
Publication
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Electronic Resource
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Description
1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 42 min., 32 sec.)) : sound, color.
Alternative Title
  • History Makers video oral history with Deborah A. Elam
  • Deborah A. Elam
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Internet videos.
  • Interviews.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Oral histories.
Credits (note)
  • Videographer, Neculai Burghelea.
OCLC
1003150499
Title
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Deborah A. Elam.
Publisher
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Country of Producing Entity
United States naf
Playing Time
024232
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
computer
Type of Carrier
online resource
Performer
Shawn Wilson, interviewer.
Credits
Videographer, Neculai Burghelea.
Event
Recorded Fairfield, Connecticut 2007 March 26.
Summary
Corporate executive Deborah Elam was born on June 1, 1961, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Elam attended Paul Lawrence Dunbar School until seventh grade, when she was accepted in the Ursuline Academy in New Orleans. Elam attended Xavier University and Louisiana State University, where she received her B.A. degree in sociology. In 1987, Elam earned her M.A. degree in public administration at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and was recruited by General Electric executive Wiley Harris as an intern. A year later, Elam joined GE's Human Resources Leadership Program. Upon completing the program, Elam began working in a variety of human resources positions for GE. In 2000, Elam became the managing director for Human Resources at GE Capital Commercial Finance. Two years later, Elam was promoted to president and chief diversity officer at GE in Fairfield, Connecticut. In 2006, Elam was appointed a company officer by GE's Board of Directors.
Source of description
Vendor-supplied metadata.
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Indexed Term
Human Resources Executive.
Added Author
Elam, Deborah A., 1961- interviewee.
Wilson, Shawn, interviewer.
Burghelea, Neculai, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Added Title
History Makers video oral history with Deborah A. Elam
Deborah A. Elam
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