Mamie W. Mallory is formerly the Assistant Administrator for Civil Rights (ACR) for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In that capacity, she was the principal advisor to the Administrator on Civil Rights, equal employment opportunity, diversity, and affirmative action. She served as the FAA Diversity Advocate and led the agency’s efforts to create a positive environment that supports and encourages the contributions of all employees. In addition, Mallory managed Agency efforts to ensure the elimination of unlawful discrimination in federally-operated and -assisted FAA transportation programs at airports.
Prior to joining the Office of Civil Rights, and throughout her career, Mamie has many years of experience serving as an advocate for Civil Rights and Diversity. She has committed herself to ensure accessibility, opportunity, and advancement to all.
Throughout her career, Mallory has been recognized with numerous awards for outstanding agency and community contributions, including: the Secretary of Transportation Outstanding Achievement Gold Medal; the Secretary of Transportation Extraordinary Woman of DOT; the Secretary of Transportation “Find the Good and Praise It” Award; Conference of Minority Transportation Officials “Trailblazer” Award; the FAA Administrator’s Award for Excellence in Equal Employment Opportunity; the DOT Assistant Secretary for Administration “Civil Rights” Award; the FAA “Civil Rights and Diversity” Award; the National Federation of Black Women Business Owners “Career Achievement” Award; and the Careers and the Disabled magazine’s “Employee of the Year.”
She holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from The George Washington University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University, and a Professional Certificate in Facility Management from George Mason University. She is also an alumna of the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Federal Executive Institute and Leadership Greater Washington, class of 2008. Mallory is a graduate of the Air Traffic Organization (ATO) pilot Senior Leadership Development Program.