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D. Pulane Lucas

Dr. D. Pulane Lucas is the mother of Stanley T. Wilson, Jr. Stanley was a scholar, student leader, track star, and football player at Stanford University who went on to play in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions. Dr. Lucas is President and CEO of Policy Pathways, Inc., a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization based in Richmond, Virginia, that provides educational programming and developmental activities to individuals interested in becoming leaders in public policy, public administration, and international affairs. She is an associate professor (adjunct) at Reynolds Community College. She holds an MBA and MTS from Harvard’s Business and Divinity Schools, respectively, and a PhD in Public Policy and Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs.