Selection Committee


Sheryl Adkins-Green is the Chief Marketing Officer of Mary Kay Inc., a leading company in the global beauty industry that is committed to empowering women and their families.


Leveraging her expertise in

brand-building, Sheryl leads the global marketing strategy that supports the success of millions of women entrepreneurs in nearly forty countries around the world.  Sheryl began her career in the fashion industry, and she held senior executive positions with Alberto-Culver, Cadbury-Schweppes, Citigroup, and Kraft Foods.


In 2020, Sheryl received the CMO Leadership Award, and in 2019, Sheryl Adkins-Green was named to BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2019 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America List. Sheryl earned a BS degree from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Sheryl is a trustee of Texas Christian University and she serves on the boards of the AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Dallas Museum of Art.