Cheryl Boone Isaacs New Head of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Cheryl Boone Isaacs New Head of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

She is the first Black president in the academy’s history

by The Grio, July 31, 2013

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs New Head of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Cheryl Boone Isaacs

A veteran publicist is the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The organization’s board of governors elected Cheryl Boone Isaacs to the position Tuesday evening.

She is the first woman to hold the post in three decades and the first African-American president in the academy’s history.

Read it at The Grio.

 
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