Lessons From A Leader: Sheila Johnson is an entrepreneur and philanthropist whose accomplishments span from hospitality to sports, TV/film, and more. She is the CEO of Salamander Hospitality, LLC, a company that oversees a growing portfolio of luxury properties. She is co-founder of the TV network BET (Black Entertainment Television), where she pioneered modern television programming and created the award-winning program Teen Summit. Johnson is also the first African-American woman to have a share in three professional sports teams.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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