Let’s come together to recast our future

We started the Global Black Economic Forum because we believe economic rights and human rights are inextricably linked. Closing economic gaps is not only about righting historical wrongs, it’s about choosing a more equitable and dynamic future for all.


Alphonso David
President & CEO of the Global Black Economic Forum

ALPHONSO DAVID / President + CEO /
Global Black Economic Forum

Social and economic justice advocate and lawyer Alphonso David serves as President and CEO of the Global Black Economic Forum. He brings more than two decades of experience in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors working to advance the rights of marginalized communities through policy, legislation, litigation and advocacy.

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Richelieu Dennis
Founder & Chairman of the Global Black Economic Forum

RICHELIEU DENNIS / founder + Chairman /
Global Black Economic Forum

Global entrepreneur, investor and social commerce innovator Richelieu Dennis is the Founder of the Global Black Economic Forum. He has a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation that traces back to his family’s roots in Liberia, West Africa and is sustained by a mission to serve underserved communities by advancing the philosophy of economic inclusion as a human right.

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Our approach to economic inclusion.

We provide a multi-dimensional offering built to target the structures and systems that stand in the way of economic justice.