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DC Clarke Ware, LP. D. (She/Her)

Associate Director

  • Information Systems & Supply Chain Management
  • School of Business


Dr. Denice Clarke (DC) Ware, Associate Director at Howard University’s School of Business, supports the MBA and undergraduate programs within the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management (CESCM). Her responsibilities include ensuring that students are exposed to the most relevant corporate, government and entrepreneurial experiences to prepare them for successful careers in global demand, logistics, and supply management leadership positions.  A 30-year veteran of the telecom technology industry, Ware began her career in Verizon’s college hire leadership program and continued ascending into positions of increasing responsibilities. DC Ware retired in 2017 as Director of Human Resource Business Partners supporting Verizon’s Corporate Marketing and Legal and Public Policy organizations, which includes the Verizon Foundation. She was responsible for achieving the business units' strategic initiatives by focusing on Talent Acquisition and Assessment, Succession Planning, Training and Development, Communications, Diversity, Culture, Employee Relations and improving organizational efficiencies. She had previously served in this capacity for Corporate Real Estate, Sourcing, Global Wholesale, Operational Excellence, Network Services, and the New England regional operations.  Prior to her tenure in Human Resources, DC served as a Director in the Network Services Group, managing operations and accountable for labor relations, fiscal and regulatory objective attainment, compliance, data analytics and reporting.

DC holds a Doctorate in Law and Policy from Northeastern University in Boston, a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources Management from Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts. She has also completed Wharton Business School’s Executive Leadership program and holds a Project Management Master’s Certificate from George Washington University.  Dr. Ware is currently enrolled in Cornell University’s Industrial & Labor Relations Advanced Diversity Certification program.  She currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation, a non-profit supporting the largest public STEM high school in the United States.