Whitty Ransome, Director of The James Center, served for almost two decades as Co-Executive Director of the National Coalition of Girls' Schools, and was one of the founders of the Coalition in 1991. An educator her entire professional life, Ms. Ransome was Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at Dana Hall in Wellesley, Massachusetts and Ransom Everglades School in Florida. She has also taught at Miami Central High School, Miami Dade Junior College, and Puerto Rico Junior College. She has served as a trustee, marketing consultant, and capital campaign coordinator for a host of schools nationwide. She is on the Board of Visitors of the University of North Carolina Greensboro and the Headmaster's Council of Moorestown.
In March 2011, she was named by Baltimore's Daily Record on its prestigious "Maryland's Top 100 Women" list. She has written extensively on the subject of girls, math, science, technology, leadership, and financial literacy. One of her pieces, "Why Girls Schools?," appeared in the Fordham Law Journal (for a copy, visit the NCGS website). She has been quoted in The New York Times, Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor and the Boston Globe, and has appeared on ABC, CNN, NBC and NPR.
To contact Whitty, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or call The James Center at (410) 559-3465.