African Diaspora Leaders

News that highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across the globe in order to motivate, challenge, and encourage current and future generations of people of African descent to take initiative and offers guidance to those interested in Africa’s development.

Dr. Christiane Taubira – African Diaspora in French Guiana (South America) and in France...

Well known for the “Taubira Law” Voted by the French Republic to Recognize that the Transatlantic Slave Trade is a Crime Against Humanity.

President Barack Obama – African Diaspora in USA

African Diaspora in Hawaii, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. (USA)

Dr. Julius Winston Garvey – African Diaspora in the USA and in Jamaica (Caribbean)

Founder and Medical Director of Garvey Vascular Specialists in New York, Champion of many Africa Health, Social, and Developmental Causes

Dr. Pastor Elías Murillo Martínez – African Diaspora in Colombia (South America)

Independent Expert for the United Nations’ Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), Advisor on Public Policy for People of African Descent

Dr. Silvio Humberto dos Passos Cunha – African Diaspora in Brazil (South America)

Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Steve Biko Cultural Institute. Member of the Economic and Social Development Council of the State of Bahia (Brazil).

Esther Roniyah Stanford-Xosei – African Diaspora in UK, Guyana and Barbados

African Diaspora in United Kingdom, Guyana (South America) and Barbados (Caribbean).

Prof. Antumi Toasijé – African Diaspora in Colombia and Spain

Director, Politologist, Published Author, Teacher, Scholar, Historian, Pan-African Activist of Afro-Spaniard

Dr. Barryl A. Biekman – African Diaspora in Suriname (South America), and in the...

Chair of the African European Women's Movement ‘Sophiedela’; President of the Pan-African Strategic and Policy Group

Prof Verene A. Shepherd – African Diaspora in Jamaica (Caribbean)

Vice Chair of the CARICOM Reparation Commission, former Member of the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent at the United Nations

Dr. Ron Daniels – African Diaspora in New York, USA (North America)

Founder and President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century, Distinguished Lecturer at York College City University of New York

Sidney Francis Martin – African Diaspora in Nicaragua

Consultant, Accountant, Politician, Activist, Strategist, Founder of the Central American Black Organization, Coordinator of 40 civil society organizations NGO network in the Southern Caribbean Autonomous Region

Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson – African Diaspora in Chicago (USA)

Founder and President of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Recipient of more than 40 Honorary Doctorate Degrees because of his Civil Rights Achievements.

Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders Honored in a New Book

By Dr. Roland Holou, Founder and CEO of DiasporaEngager, Outstanding African Diaspora Leaders Many books have been written about people of African descent, but so...
The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders

Outstanding Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders

African leaders who have brought about enormous and rare progress that would have been impossible without their leadership, including economic and political development of Africa and its Diaspora

The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders

In this comprehensive reference and background book, Dr. Roland Holou ( highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across...

Strategic War that is Killing Africa and its Diaspora

Through my experience dealing with diasporas across the globe (e.g., I have learned something very shocking about Africa and America that I would like...

International Diaspora Social Media Platform Growing Very Well

A few years ago, the first international social media platform ( that connects the diasporas to each other and to opportunities with governments, nonprofits,...

Causes and Solutions to African Impoverishment and Underdevelopment

After decades of independence, economic development in African countries continues to lag behind. However, several models and ideologies of development have been applied. Are...

Biography of the Famous Intellectual Brice Augustin Sinsin

Engaging with the international diaspora implies also helping the diaspora to better know the people that they left behind in their home country. It...

Biographie du Réformateur Africain Brice Augustin Sinsin

Au temps des philosophes antiques, l’Afrique était le centre du savoir. Ai-je besoin de vous rappeler la place des penseurs Africains dans l’histoire de...

Involvement of the Diaspora in Healthcare Reform in Africa

Without a doubt, Africa is being torn apart by many political problems indeed, but the recent Ebola outbreak was very catastrophic. This sad situation...

ABCs of a Realistic African Diaspora Engagement

Almost every African country is trying to engage with its diaspora. However, in general, when it comes to how to convince the African diaspora...

Seeking a job or wanting to recruit international applicants?

In our previous article, we tried to explain the unemployment problems of the diaspora and immigrants. We also explored what DiasporaEngager (the International Diaspora...