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Rebecca W. Darwin

Communications Committee, Advisory Board


Rebecca Darwin is co-founder & CEO of the media company that owns Garden & Gun Magazine. Darwin launched Garden & Gun in 2007, following a successful career in publishing in New York. She established her career at GQ, where she implemented national retail advertising and promotions programs. She later became the first female publisher of the New Yorker and the publisher of Mirabella, and she was the marketing director of Fortune. Ms. Darwin received a B.A. in history with honors in 1975 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Formerly, she served on the UNC General Alumni Association Board of Directors. Ms. Darwin currently serves on the Carolina Women’s Leadership Council and the Advisory Board of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.

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