Dr. Turner-Lee is the Vice President and Chief Research and Policy Officer at MMTC. She most recently served as President and CEO of the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), a professional association that educates, advocates, and empowers for multi-ethnic diversity in the cable communications industry. Previously, Dr. Turner-Lee served as Vice President and the first Director of the Media and Technology Institute for the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, one of the nation’s leading think tanks whose work focuses on issues of concern to African Americans, where she spearheaded the first national minority broadband adoption study. Prior to the Joint Center, she served as an executive with One Economy Corporation. Over the years, Dr. Turner-Lee has been recognized for her exemplary achievement and leadership in the media and communications industry, recently being recognized as a “2013 Woman to Watch” by Multichannel News. She was appointed by former FCC Chairman Genachowski as a member of the Commission’s Advisory Committee on Diversity for Communications in the Digital Age, where she chairs the subcommittee on the engagement of minorities around innovations related to unlicensed spectrum and devices. Dr. Turner-Lee also participates on several national boards and provides consulting on a variety of matters, including universal broadband adoption and increasing opportunities for minorities in telecommunications and media.