Board Members

Ambassador Harold Doley, Jr.

President

Born in New Orleans in 1947, Ambassador Harold E. Doley, Jr. began his professional career in investment banking in 1968 ...

Daniel Rose


Chairman

Daniel Rose, was born on October 31st 1929, attended public school in Mount Vernon, New York...

Emmanuel K. Akyeampong

Member

Emmanuel Akyeampong is the Ellen Gurney Professor of History and of African and African American Studies ...

Kwame Anthony Appiah

Member

Kwame Anthony Appiah is a philosopher, novelist, and professor of philosophy and ethics at New York University...

Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Member

Professor and educator Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr. was born on September 16, 1950, in Keyser, West Virginia...

Deborah Rose


Member

Although Deborah Rose grew up in suburban New York, she now lives in Maryland, with an office in Boston...

Japhet Aryiku

Executive Director

Japhet serves as the Executive Director of the W.E.B. Museum Foundation. A Ghanaian American ...