Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Game plan

Elaine Brown '77

Little Black Book of SuccessElaine Brown ’77, P’07 was on campus in February to lead a panel discussion titled “When the Game Changes: Opportunities and Challenges for People of Color in the Workplace.” Brown is the co-author of The Little Black Book of Success: Laws of Leadership for Black Women (Random House, March 2010). She won two Emmy awards in her work as a vice president for HBO. Her best piece of advice for anyone who wants to succeed in business? “Surround yourself with the right people, and learn as much as you can about your industry.” (Photo by Katie Hall ’06)