Faith Abiodun
Founder & President of The F.A.I.T.H. Initiative and Executive
Director of The Speech Academy

Nada Mustafa Ali, Ph.D.
International Consultant
Visiting Research Scholar,
Department of African and African American Studies, Fordham University.

Adonia Ayebare
Acting Director, Africa Program
International Peace Institute

Folake Ayoola

Bertrade Ngo-Ngijol Banoum, Ph.D.
African & African American Studies
Director, Women's Studies Program
Lehman College-CUNY

David Bassiouni Jr.
Managing Director
The Bassiouni Group

Lynda R. Day, Ph.D
Associate Professor of African History
Endowed Chair: Women’s Studies Program
Brooklyn College

Sduduzo Ka-Mbili
Radio Producer and Dancer

Jennifer Oluoch -Kore,
Independent Consultant

Abdi Latif Ega
PhD Candidate
Columbia University

Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science Wells College, NY
Visiting Scholar, Cornell University

Rasel Madaha
Assistant Lecturer at University of Dar es salaam
 PhD Student at State University of New York, University at Buffalo

Ethlene Metzger
Associate Director: NBC News Ad Sales Research
NBC universal

Kambale Musavuli
Youth Coordinator
Friends of the Congo

Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, Ph.D.
Professor of African Studies
Department of African and Afro-American Studies
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kelechi Okere
President of AfriMetro

Frank Sanchez, Ph.D.
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
City University of New York

Christopher Zambakari, B.S./MBA
Candidate for Doctorate in Law and Policy
College of Professional Studies
Northeastern University