African American Mayors Association Celebrates CEO Phyllis Dickerson’s Recognition on the USBC 2024 Power 50 Women’s List

Published on March 22, 2024

WASHINGTON, DC – The African American Mayors Association (AAMA) is thrilled to announce and celebrate the inclusion of our Chief Executive Officer, Phyllis Dickerson, on the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) 2024 Power 50 Women’s List. This distinguished honor recognizes 50 trailblazing Black women across various sectors for their outstanding leadership, innovation, and contributions to their communities and beyond.

“On behalf of AAMA, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to Phyllis for this well-deserved recognition,” said AAMA President and Mount Vernon, NY Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard. “Her dedication to empowering our member-mayors and communities showcases the leadership and vision that truly make a difference. Phyllis exemplifies the essence of this honor, and we are incredibly proud to see her achievements acknowledged on such a prestigious platform.”

“I am profoundly grateful and humbled to be included among such a powerful and inspiring group of Black women leaders,” said AAMA CEO Phyllis Dickerson. “This recognition is not only a personal milestone but also a reflection of the collective strength and resilience of the communities we serve at AAMA. My pride for the work of our mayors and commitment to advancing the mission of AAMA has never been stronger. Together, we continue to forge paths toward greater inclusivity, equity, and prosperity for all.”

Honorees participated in the USBC Power 50 Women’s Luncheon in Washington, DC, on March 21, 2024 celebrating the indomitable spirit and significant achievements of Black women globally. The event, marking Women’s History Month, provided a platform to honor and recognize individuals working tirelessly for positive change. Among those celebrated were leaders like Arian Simone, Co-Founder & CEO of Fearless Fund, awarded Woman of the Year, and Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Urban One, honored as the Global Trailblazer of the Year, showcasing the diverse impact of Black women in various fields.