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.
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.
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.