Who We Are

Board of Directors/Advisory Board

Who We Are

Board of Directors/Advisory Board

The women who make up the International Black Women’s Public Policy Institute (IBWPPI), are committed to IBWPPI’s vision of enhancing lives globally, through acts of kindness and good public policy.

Board of Directors

Katherine B. Smith

Chairman of the Board, Bahamas

Barbara A. Perkins M.A., PCC

President & CEO, GA

Kathlyn Adams Seay

1st Vice President, FL

Dr. Lula Ballton

2nd Vice President, GA

Bernita McCann

Treasurer, OH

Gloria Dill

Secretary, Bermuda

Simone Smith Bean

Financial Secretary, Bermuda

Coralie Adderley

Director Global Engagement & Protocol, Bahamas

Tammilee Jules

Chaplin, MD

Monorvi Asampong

Director, Ghana

Rhonda Glover Reese

Director, FL

Michellene Davis

Director, NJ

MarieYolaine Toms

Director, Haiti

Cynthia Heard

Director, CA

Dawn Sutherland

Director, Ghana

Norberta Noguera

Director, TX

Advisory Board

Honorable E. Diane Watson

Retired United States Congress

Honorable Paula A. Cox

Former Premier and Minister of Finance-Bermuda

Carolyn Webb De Macias

Vice President Emerita, University of Southern California

Alva Adams Mason

Director Multicultural Relations and Strategy, Toyota Motor Sales

Mattie McFadden Lawson


Angela J. Reddock-Wright, Attorney


Ka Flewellen

Co-Founder IBWPPI

Lisa Fowler

Head of People Partnerships - Bezos Academy

McGhee Williams Osse

Burrell Communications

Dr. Norma Denise Mitchem

CEO & Global Connector
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