Rice, Arva R.

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Arva R. Rice, President and CEO, New York Urban League
Ph. 212.926.8000 ext. 117 | arice@nyul.org
P.O. Box 1794
New York, NY 10027

Arva Rice is a passionate community leader who has dedicated herself to creating pathways to success for young people with a focus on girls and women. Arva currently serves as President & CEO of the New York Urban League. The New York Urban League is leading the way underserved African-Americans are educated, employed and empowered across the 5 boroughs.  For the past 100 years we’ve inspired, influenced and ignited over 1 million black people to achieve their highest aspirations.
Arva is a member of the Women’s Forum, Greater New York Chapter of  The Links Incorporated, a Commissioner for the NYC Equal Employment Practices Commission and Trustee at First Corinthians Baptist Church. Arva is a 2013-2014 Annie Casey Fellow, a national fellowship for government and nonprofit leaders focused on supporting innovation solutions for children. Arva graduated from the Northwestern University. She currently lives in Harlem.

Speech Topics and Titles
Women and Leadership - Strategies for Professional Advancement
Women and Leadership - Overcoming Setbacks
Importance of Diversity & Inclusion - Strategies to Create Inclusive Workplace
Importance of Diversity & Inclusion - Developing Partnerships to Further Recruitment and Retention Goals
Leading While Black - Finding Voice and Developing Strategy to further Professional Goals

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