Women's History Month Profiles: Yolanda Pearson

Yolanda Pearson

This year, for Women's History Month, we're taking a look at a group of leaders who are currently active making women's history across the labor movement. Check back daily for a new profile and meet some of the people working to improve not only their community, but also to improve conditions for working people across the country. Today's profile is Yolanda Pearson of the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

Yolanda Pearson joined the CWA 32 years ago when she began her career at AT&T. She has held various positions within CWA and currently serves as the executive vice president of Local 3204 in Atlanta. In addition to serving as the CWA District 3 National Women’s Committee representative, Pearson serves as president of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) Metro Atlanta Chapter, Georgia APRI vice president, vice president of the Atlanta chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, a member of NAACP Dekalb County and the community service chair on the women's, Pride, legislative and political committees at her local.