Updated: Dec 11, 2018
The event was co-organized by Constituency for Africa, Boston University, and Harvard University. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS included
• Her Excellency Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Ambassador to the United States of America. Dr. Chihombori-Quao is a renowned healthcare and women’s rights activist, a family medicine doctor, a former Chair of the African Union-African Diaspora Health Initiative, and a recipient of numerous international honors and awards.
• Dr. Julius Garvey, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.R.C.S. (C), F.I.C.S., F.A.C.Ph., F.A.C.C.W.S, a renowned diaspora activist, educator, and board-certified surgeon specializing in vascular diseases. Dr. Garvey is son of Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League, and an early proponent for civil rights and Pan-Africanism.