r is the Vice President of Corporate Philanthropy at Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and is President of the Newell Rubbermaid Foundation.
Parker is the founding pioneer for three of Newell Rubbermaid’s corporate social responsibility initiatives, which have transformed the company’s approach to investment and involvement in social causes and diversity and inclusion.
Parker has received many awards and honors, including the Atlanta Technical College Bridge Builder Award; Atlanta’s Business-to-Business Magazine IMPACT Leader Awards; Savoy Magazine Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America; Atlanta’s Business -to- Business Magazine Women of Excellence; Hampton University Alumnus at Large Award; Georgia Assoc. Black Women Attorneys Professional Leadership Award; and the Trumpet Awards – High Heels in High Places Award.
She serves on many boards and has chaired many organizations and events, including the Advisory Board of Councilors, Carter Center; Board Chair, YWCA, Metro Atlanta Chapter Chair; President-Elect, OnBoardnow.org.
Parker earned her Master of Business Administration in marketing from Johns Hopkins University and holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Hampton University.