Wanda Jackson is Senior Vice President, Human Resources for the National Urban League. Ms. Jackson has overall responsibility for the Human Resources function in the League’s national office, and manages programs and activities in corporate diversity, employment, and leadership development. A passion for people and the support of their success has been the driving force behind Wanda Jackson’s 25-year career in Human Resources. Wanda joined the League after a stint at A Better Chance, as the Director, Business and Professional Partnership Program. There, she worked with corporations placing academically talented minority college students in full-time jobs and internships. Ms. Jackson has also worked in New York City government as a human resources manager and began her career in retailing, where she worked in human resources as well as in merchandising for Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s.