Organization / Affiliation: Commissioner, FCC
What Makes the Person a Game Changer:
Mignon Clyburn was nominated as a member of the Federal Communications Commission on June 25, 2009, and sworn in August 3, 2009. In 2009 she was designated a Women’s History Month Honoree by the National Women’s History Project. Earlier, she served for 11 years as the representative of South Carolina’s 6th congressional district on the South Carolina Public Service Commission (PSC).