Dr. Tashni Dubroy is the President-Elect at Shaw University. She earned her Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry from North Carolina State University in 2007. Dubroy started her career as a Research Scientist at BASF, then later co-founded Tea and Honey Blends, a hair care company that manufactures and retails natural hair care products. Along with her business partner, Dr. Tiffani bailey Lash, she co-owns a hair salon, Element Beauty Bar, and a non-profit organization, The Brilliant & Beautiful Foundation. Dubroy was recognized by Cosmopolitan magazine, as a “Fun, Fearless Female”, who is making waves in the science community. She has been featured in Money magazine and Bloomberg’s BusinessWeek in recognition of the success of her entrepreneurial upstart that was borne out of her tenure at Rutgers Business School.