Dr. Ruth Simmons

Dr. Ruth Simmons (President, Prairie View A&M University) joins Hank Paulson on the podcast to share the obstacles she encountered early in life, her parents’ life as sharecroppers, and how they empowered her to get an education. Simmons discusses higher ed and the important work of HBCUs, her views on leadership, and the need to keep learning and be open to what people have to teach.