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Board of Trustees

Loretta Green-Williams

WOCPSCN Founder | Senior Editor | Postcolonial Theorist
Certified Human Rights Advocate | Ordained Minister

 New York, New York

Loretta Green-Williams is the WOCPSCN founder and Chief Executive Director.  She is a Cultural Anthropologist with over forty years of entrepreneurial and community advocacy experience.   With certifications as a fitness instructor, personal trainer, and Inyanger yoga instructor, Loretta designed "Lo's Aero" which focused on women's health and fitness.  She then transferred her skill sets to develop Green-Williams & Associates which was a boutique business development organization.  Academically, she has an ABD status in Social and Cultural Anthropology and a Humanities master's degree in Consciousness and Transformation from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). She holds a master's degree in Sport Management and a Bachelor's in Sociology with certification in Ethnic Studies from the University of San Francisco (USF).  She is certified as an Innovation Island Ambassador, and Institute of Intercommunications in Mindful Management Negotiations, Seattle Pacific University.  She has a Human Rights Advocate certification from the US Diplomacy and Human Rights Institute, a Global Goodwill Ambassador certification; a member of the Goodwill Ambassadors Foundation; a Nonprofit Board Member Essentials certificate, and she is an ordained-licensed minister under the National Association of Christian Ministers. She is the past president of the Pan African Chamber of Commerce, South Africa, and former Executive Director for the Ethiopian Cultural Community Center, Oakland, CA. Loretta is the founder of the University of San Francisco's Sister Connection and the founder of the Caribbean Diaspora Professional and Business Association. She is currently researching her third book on South Jersey's African American communities which has been acknowledged by the New Jersey Historical Commission.  Along with her daughter, filmmaker Dana Verde, Loretta is the co-founder of Caribeme Magazine and author/producer of Caribeme: New Yorkers of the Caribbean Diaspora documentary.  She is also the 2023 University of San Francisco's Fr. Stephen A. Privett Living the Mission Award recipient.

November 19, 2023

Re:  Appreciation for Your Outstanding Contribution at the AdWorld NG Zoom Meeting

Dear Mrs. Loretta Green-Williams,


I trust this message finds you well.  I wanted to take a moment to express my sincere appreciation for your invaluable time and outstanding contribution during yesterday’s AdWorld NG Zoom meeting. Your insights were not only enlightening, but also added tremendous value to us.

Your willingness to share your knowledge have left a lasting impression on all attendees, and we are truly grateful for the wealth of information you brought to the table.

Thank you once again for your time, dedication, and the exceptional quality of your presentation. We look forward to the possibility of having you speak to us again in the future.

Best regards,


Adeola Odubajo,


Sec. Gen. Ediola Pashollari 

Ms. Pooja Tilvawala 

Mr. Hesham Elsayed Eissa 

Ms. Sophie Medlin 

Ms. Larissa Mills 

Prof. Geoff Thompson 

Mr. Lafayette Hamilton 

Ms. Agustina Zahrotul Jannah

Ms. Tina Greenbaum

Dr. Benno Werlen

Ms. Dana Amhed

Dr. Geetha Plackal

Mr. Remy Chukwunyere

Ms. Bertha Wakisa Chiudza

Ms. Gabreila Jaeger


Dr. Anagana Chatterji 

Dr. Jennifer Turpin 

Dr. Barbara Mark 

Dr. Neil Parsans 

Ms. Dana Verde 

Ms. Denise McCreary 

Ms. Victoria Shanchez De Alba 

Lorraine Hansberry Theatre 

Ambassador Dr. Neil Parson

Dr. Adrienne Jackson

Dr. Melida Harris Barrow

Ms. Emilie Genest

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