Marilyn M. Joseph is Director, Corporate Outreach Programs, Panasonic Corporation of North America. She is responsible for the management, coordination and implementation of Panasonic’s annual corporate giving efforts throughout North America. Ms. Joseph joined Panasonic in 1989.
Earlier, concurrent with leading the company’s philanthropic efforts, Ms. Joseph served as Director, Panasonic Corporate Recruiting, from 2001-2005, with specific emphasis on the recruitment and retention of minorities and women to enhance the diversity of Panasonic’s workforce. Prior to that, she was Assistant General Manager in Panasonic’s Government and Public Affairs Department.
Before joining Panasonic, she was Manager, Public Affairs, for Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, and also worked for the City of Newark in various positions, including Senior Personnel Technician and Administrative Analyst in the Planning Office, with responsibility for the administration of several federal grant programs budgets.
Ms. Joseph’s memberships, current and past, include the Board of Directors of the Foundation of Bronx Community College of the City University of New York; Essex County Commission on the Status of Women; Corporate Associates Board of Gallaudet University; Board of Directors of Girls Inc.; Board of Directors of Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center; Board of Directors of NJ Seeds; Board of Trustees of the New Jersey World Trade Center Scholarship Fund; Corporate Associates Advisory Board of the Puerto Rican Family Institute, and the Board of Directors of Youth for Understanding.
She is a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ms. Joseph was appointed to the Board in February 2011.