Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander was the first Black person in the nation to earn a Ph.D. in economics in 1921. Three years later, she earned a law degree and went on to become the first Black woman to pass the Pennsylvania bar and practice law in the state.
At 23-years-old, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander became the first Black woman economist.
March is #WomensHistoryMonth . To celebrate, we’ll be highlighting influential women from the Philly-area throughout the month. Today, we're talking about Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander. She made history at @Penn twice, but that was just the beginning.
#Vision2020 is 9 days away! ⌛Putting the economy in focus at @equitablegrowth 's policy conference will be @Nina_EBanks . She'll talk about the economics of the first black economist in the U.S.—Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander.
#Economy #HistoryWho is Sadie Alexander? With the help of economist and professor of economics , host tells the story of the first African American economist, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander. PODCAST ?
Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander was the first Black woman in the US to be awarded a PhD, and the first…