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Department of Labor Nomination of Alexis M. Herman To Be Director of the Women's Bureau.

March 11, 1977

The President today announced that he will nominate Alexis M. Herman to be Director of the Women's Bureau in the Department of Labor. Ms. Herman is national director of women's programs, minority women employment program of the Recruitment and Training Program, Inc., in Atlanta, Ga.

Ms. Herman was born on July 16, 1947, in Mobile, Ala. She received a B.A. from Xavier University in 1969.

From 1969 to 1972, she was a social worker for Catholic Social Services in Mobile, Ala. In 1971 and 1972, she was also an outreach worker for the Recruitment and Training Program for Catholic Social Services in Pascagoula, Miss.

From 1972 to 1974, Ms. Herman was director of the black women employment program of the Southern Regional Council in Atlanta. In 1973 and 1974, she was also a consultant/supervisor for the Recruitment and Training Program in New York City.

In 1974 she became national director of women's programs for the minority women employment program of the Recruitment and Training Program, Inc., in Atlanta.

She resides in College Park, Ga.

Jimmy Carter, Department of Labor Nomination of Alexis M. Herman To Be Director of the Women's Bureau. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/242975