Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ,Mayor Of Baltimore ,MD
BY: City Of Baltimore -MD
Post ID: 31318 | POSTED ON: Jan 23, 2012
BALTIMORE — Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was sworn in as Baltimore’s 49th mayor on February 4, 2010. She had served as City Council President since November 2007. Rawlings-Blake was first elected to the Baltimore City Council in 1995 at age 25, the youngest person ever elected to the City Council. She also served as Council Vice-President from 1999 to 2007.From 1998 to 2006, Rawlings-Blake was an attorney with …the Baltimore Office of the Public Defender. She is a member of the Federal Bar Association and the Maryland State Bar Association.Born on March 17, 1970, Rawlings-Blake is a 1988 graduate of Baltimore’s Western High School, and in 1992 she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1995.
Rawlings-Blake has been honored with numerous awards. Recently the National Congress of Black Women named her a Shirley Chisholm Memorial Award Trailblazer. In 2007 she was selected by The Daily Record as one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs named her one of Baltimore’s Young Women on the Move. She has also received the Hearts of Love Recognition Award from Aunt Hattie’s Place, and the Passing the Torch Legacy Award from Baltimore African American Real Estate Professionals.
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