Debra L. Lee

Board Member at AT&T

Chief Executive Officer of Leading Women Defined, Inc. Director since July 2019 Experience: Ms. Lee is Chief Executive Officer of Leading Women Defined, Inc. (an association of U.S. strategic thought leaders, located in Beverly Hills, California), which she founded in 2009. She has served in this capacity since June 2018. Ms. Lee served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET Networks (a global media and entertainment subsidiary of Viacom, Inc., headquartered in New York, New York) from 2006 until her retirement in 2018. Ms. Lee joined BET Networks in 1986 and served in several leadership roles, including President and Chief Executive Officer (2005-2006), President and Chief Operating Officer (1995-2005), and Executive Vice President and General Counsel (1986-1995). Ms. Lee holds a B.A. in political science from Brown University, a master’s in public policy from Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
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